Charles Henry Wright, 1895
Rich - Mix
Medium - Maximum
Could be: Smilax
sieboldii var. scobinicaulis, T. Koyama, 1960.
Smilax brevipes Warb. 1900.
Smilax microphylla var. nigrescens Warb. 1900.
Smilax cavaleriei H. LÚv. & Vaniot, 1905.
Smilax martinii H. LÚv. & Vaniot, 1905.
Smilax ocreata H. LÚv. & Vaniot, 1905.
Smilax scobinicaulis var. brevipes, Hand.-Mazz. 1936.
dioecious member of the Smilacaceae family
was given this name by Charles Henry Wright in 1895. It is found in China, growing in a well drained
but rich soil with quite some water and some sun. The rhizomes can grow to
five centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to one or even three metres in height. The flowers are yellowish green.
The genera name is the classical
name for Bindweed. The species name from Latin; scobiform;
'resembling sawdust or raspings' and caulis; 'stalk'.
The species name from the slender, bristle-like spines it is covered