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Family: ASPARAGACEAE 

 Protasparagus racemosus
 
  
Author:  Anna Amelia Obermeyer 1983
Family:  Asparagaceae
Habitat:  Northern Australia, South-East Asia, Africa
Soil:  Rich Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Minimum
Thickness:  4 centimetres
Height:  2 meters
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Bulbs
Pop names:  Shatavari, Hundred Husbands, Shatamuli, Chatavari, Snatamuli, Satavar, Isyonsi
Synonyms:  Asparagus racemosus, Willd. 1799. Asparagus tetragonus, Bresler
Got it from:  Boyne Island, Australia
Year:  2003
   This member of the Asparaceae was given the name Asparagus racemosus by Willd. in 1799 and plesed in the Liliaceae. In 1983, Anna Amelia Obermeyer classified it as Asparagaceae. It is found in Queensland, Western Australia and Northern Territory, south-east Asia and Africa. The roots are used in medicine. It grows in a rich soil with some water and little sun. The small flowers are white. It can be reproduced both by dividing the bulbs and by seed.