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|legend = ''Smilax aspera'' at Sète (France)
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== Species ==
 
== Species ==
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=== Species important against syphilis ===
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'True' sarsaparillas came from the Americas. They are :
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*''[[Smilax regelii]]'', Honduras sarsaparilla
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*''[[Smilax aristolochiifolia]]'', Mexican (or Veracruz) sarsaparilla
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*''[[Smilax febrifuga]]'', Equador sarsaparilla
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*''[[Smilax spruceana]]'', Pará sarsaparilla
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China root, ''[[Smilax china]]'', imported from China, has to be added.
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=== Species eaten for their starchy rhizome ===
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Some species are eaten for their starchy rhizomes:
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*''[[Smilax bona-nox]]''
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*''[[Smilax glauca]]''
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*''[[Smilax pseudochina]]''
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*''[[Smilax tamnoides]]''
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=== List of all species on Pl@ntUse ===
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*''[[Smilax anceps]]''
 
*''[[Smilax anceps]]''
 
*''[[Smilax aristolochiifolia]]''
 
*''[[Smilax aristolochiifolia]]''
 
*''[[Smilax aspera]]''
 
*''[[Smilax aspera]]''
 
*''[[Smilax auriculata]]''
 
*''[[Smilax auriculata]]''
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*''[[Smilax australis]]''
 
*''[[Smilax blumei]]''
 
*''[[Smilax blumei]]''
 
*''[[Smilax bona-nox]]''
 
*''[[Smilax bona-nox]]''
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*''[[Smilax discotis]]''
 
*''[[Smilax discotis]]''
 
*''[[Smilax domingensis]]''
 
*''[[Smilax domingensis]]''
*''[[Smilax zeylanica]]''
 
 
*''[[Smilax febrifuga]]''
 
*''[[Smilax febrifuga]]''
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*''[[Smilax ferox]]''
 
*''[[Smilax glabra]]''
 
*''[[Smilax glabra]]''
 
*''[[Smilax glauca]]''
 
*''[[Smilax glauca]]''
 
*''[[Smilax glaucochina]]''
 
*''[[Smilax glaucochina]]''
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*''[[Smilax glaucophylla]]''
 
*''[[Smilax glyciphylla]]''
 
*''[[Smilax glyciphylla]]''
 
*''[[Smilax goetzeana]]''
 
*''[[Smilax goetzeana]]''
 
*''[[Smilax havanensis]]''
 
*''[[Smilax havanensis]]''
 
*''[[Smilax herbacea]]''
 
*''[[Smilax herbacea]]''
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*''[[Smilax ilicifolia]]''
 
*''[[Smilax lanceifolia]]''
 
*''[[Smilax lanceifolia]]''
 
*''[[Smilax laurifolia]]''
 
*''[[Smilax laurifolia]]''
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*''[[Smilax nana]]''
 
*''[[Smilax nana]]''
 
*''[[Smilax nipponica]]''
 
*''[[Smilax nipponica]]''
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*''[[Smilax ocreata]]''
 
*''[[Smilax officinalis]]''
 
*''[[Smilax officinalis]]''
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*''[[Smilax ovalifolia]]''
 
*''[[Smilax papyracea]]''
 
*''[[Smilax papyracea]]''
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*''[[Smilax perfoliata]]''
 
*''[[Smilax pseudochina]]''
 
*''[[Smilax pseudochina]]''
 
*''[[Smilax regelii]]''
 
*''[[Smilax regelii]]''
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*''[[Smilax sieboldii]]''
 
*''[[Smilax sieboldii]]''
 
*''[[Smilax spinosa]]''
 
*''[[Smilax spinosa]]''
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*''[[Smilax spruceana]]''
 
*''[[Smilax stans]]''
 
*''[[Smilax stans]]''
 
*''[[Smilax tamnoides]]''
 
*''[[Smilax tamnoides]]''
 
*''[[Smilax verticalis]]''
 
*''[[Smilax verticalis]]''
 
*''[[Smilax zeylanica]]''
 
*''[[Smilax zeylanica]]''
 
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Some species are eaten for their starchy roots:
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*''[[Smilax bona-nox]]''
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*''[[Smilax glauca]]''
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*''[[Smilax pseudochina]]''
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*''[[Smilax tamnoides]]''
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== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 11:16, 1 December 2014

Smilax L.

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Smilax aspera at Sète (France)
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For a history of sarsaparillas, see the page Salsepareille (fr).

Biology

Classification

Species

Species important against syphilis

'True' sarsaparillas came from the Americas. They are :

China root, Smilax china, imported from China, has to be added.

Species eaten for their starchy rhizome

Some species are eaten for their starchy rhizomes:

List of all species on Pl@ntUse

References

Links