EPPO Global Database

Asparagus asparagoides(ASPAS)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-07-19

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ASPAS
  • Preferred name: Asparagus asparagoides
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Druce

Notes

Rhizomatous, climbing vine originating from Southern Africa. Invasive weed in Australia and New Zealand.


Invasive in Corse (FR)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Asparagus medeoloides (Linnaeus filius) Thunberg
Elide asparagoides (Linnaeus) Kerguélen
Medeola asparagoides Linnaeus
Myrsiphyllum asparagoides (Linnaeus) Willdenow

Common names
Name Language
bridal creeper English
bridal-veil creeper English
Cape smilax English
smilax asparagus English
élide fausse-asperge French
alegra-campo Portuguese
alegra-campo-de-folha-miuda Portuguese