Smilax rotundifolia L.
Smilax caduca L. - Smilax quadrangularis Willd.
Smilacaceae
Smilax rotundifolia (69947 octets)
Evergreen or semi-evergreen strong climber. Shoot green, prickly, four-angled. Leaves orbicular (elliptic or ovate for the smaller ones), 4-12 cm long, 2-12 cm wide, base rounded or cordate, apex pointed, glossy green, five nerved. Flowers greenish-yellow, in umbels. Fruit globose, black, pruinose. Hardy.

Home: Eastern of North America

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Smilax rotundifolia by Plants for a future database

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