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Definitions and Synonyms of genus asparagus | Another word for genus asparagus | What is genus asparagus?

Definition 1: large genus of Old World perennial herbs with erect or spreading or climbing stems and small scalelike leaves and inconspicuous flowers; sometimes placed in family Asparagaceae - [noun denoting plant]

(genus asparagus is a kind of ...) genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils

(genus asparagus is a member of ...) plant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable

(genus asparagus is a member of ...) a fernlike plant native to South Africa

(genus asparagus is a member of ...) fragile twining plant of South Africa with bright green flattened stems and glossy foliage popular as a floral decoration

(... is a member of genus asparagus) includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae

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