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Asparagus trichoclados (Wang et Tang) Wang et S. C. Chen


Description from Flora of China

Asparagus meioclados H. Léveillé var. trichoclados F. T. Wang & T. Tang, Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. 7: 290. 1937.

Herbs dioecious. Stems climbing, long, slightly woody proximally, smooth; branches angled, densely cartilaginous denticulate. Cladodes in fascicles of 4--8, filiform, 2--7 × ca. 0.2 mm, slightly flattened, irregularly grooved. Leaf spur indistinctly and shortly spinescent. Inflorescences developing after cladodes. Flowers unknown. Berry 4--5 mm in diam., 1- or 2-seeded; pedicel ca. 2 mm, articulate at middle. Fr. Nov.

* Sparse forests, open grassy slopes; 1100--1400 m. C Yunnan.


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