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For a history of sarsaparillas, see the page [[:fr:Salsepareille|Salsepareille]] (fr).
 
For a history of sarsaparillas, see the page [[:fr:Salsepareille|Salsepareille]] (fr).
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== Biology ==
 
== Biology ==

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