Smilax excelsa L.
Smilacaceae
Smilax excelsa (34979 octets)
Tall evergreen (to deciduous in colder areas) climber up to 15-20 m high. Leaves, entire, tough, ovate, 4-11 cm long, 3-10 cm wide, shining green. Lamina wawy, base heart-shaped to truncate, apex pointed. Flowers greenish-yellow, in axillary umbels. Conspicuous globose red beries, about 1 cm across.

Home: South Eastern Europe, Asia Minor

Other views: Fruits, Leaves

Cultivated: France

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Smilax excelsa by Plants for a future database

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