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  Asparagus setaceus
 
  Family: LILIACEAE
  Citation:  Asparagus setaceus (Kunth) Jessop, Bothalia 9: 51. 1966. Asparagopsis setacea Kunth, Enum. Pl. 5: 82. 1850. Asparagus plumosus Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 14: 613. 1875.
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  Description: Herbs, stems climbing, much branched, to several meters, slightly woody near base; branches spreading horizontally, with branchlets and cladodes arranged in one plane, frond-like. Cladodes in fascicles of 10-13, 4-5 mm, very slender, slightly trigonous. Leaf spur short, occasionally spinescent on main stems. Flowers solitary or in clusters of 2 or 3; pedicel short, articulate at middle. Perianth white; segments widely spreading, lanceolate-oblong, ca. 7 mm. Berry purplish black, 6-7 mm in diam., 1-3-seeded.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: June-January
  District(s): All Districts
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  Habitat: Grown as garden plant
  Distribution: Native of South and East Africa
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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