J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 14: 613 (1875) APNI
Climber to c. 5 m high, with a short, branching rhizome. Lateral branches spreading more or less horizontally. Cladodes acicular-linear, many per bract axil, 4–7 mm long, 0.5 mm wide. Flowers bisexual, 5–7 mm wide, white to pale green. Anthers shorter than the perianth. Ovary c. 2 mm diam. Berry globular, 4–5 mm diam., black. Seed solitary, 3–4 mm diam. Climbing Asparagus Fern. Flowers Sep.–Mar.
*GipP, *HSF, *WaP. Native to southern Africa. A commonly cultivated climber, as an indoor plant or as a cover for fences, trellises, etc, and persisting in old garden sites.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|New South Wales|