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Family: RUSCACEAE 

 Semele gayae
 
  
Author:  Eric R.Svensson Sventenius & GŁnther W.H. Kunkel 1972
Family:  Ruscaceae
Habitat:  Gran Canaria
Soil:  Rich
Water:  Medium - Maximum
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  25 Centimetres
Height:  3-7 Metres
Flower:  Greenish
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Danae gayae, Webb & Berthel. 1847
 

   This member of the Ruscaceae  family was given this name by Eric R.Svensson Sventenius and GŁnther W.H. Kunkel in 1972. It is found on Grad Canaria, growing in a rich soil with quite some water water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to 25 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to three or even seven metres in height. The flowers are found on the middle of the "leaf", which actually is a branch, and they are greenish.