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Smilax rotundifolia


by Science Staff
Not peer reviewed
Last modified: 03/15/2013


Smilax L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1028. 1753. Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 455. 1754. LECTOTYPE: Smilax aspera L. designated by Britton & Brown (1913).

Parilax Raf., Neogenyton 3. 1825. TYPE: Unknown.

Key to the species of Smilax

1. Leaves glaucous beneath...Smilax glauca
1. Leaves green beneath...2

2. Leaf margin minutely serrulate (visibly so at 10)...Smilax tamnoides
2. Leaf margin entire...Smilax rotundifolia

List of Smilax Species


References to Smilax

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