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Asparagus densiflorus, coarse asparagus fern. Generally prickly climber from S. Africa, with narrow, flattened "leaves" (actually cladodes) in clusters of 1-3; foliage generally not in flattened sprays. Flowers tiny, white or pinkish, several, in dense clusters; fruits red. Important foliage plant for floral arrangements; several varieties are used (e.g. cv. 'Springeri').
Asparagus setaceus. These flowers have 6 tepals, 6 stamens, and a tricarpellate gynoecium with a superior ovary and 3 stigmas. The fruit is a berry.
Asparagus sp.
Asparagus sp.

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