Wild Asparagus racemosus-Hathawariya

SL Flora


Wild Asparagus racemosus-Hathawariya


Common Classification 
Common Names Sparrow Grass, Shatavari, Wild Asparagus, Asparagus.
Name in Sinhalese Hathwaariya
Categories Vine,Herbs, 
Scientific Classification
Family Asparagaceae
Genus Asparagus
Species A. racemosus
Scientific Names Asparagus racemosus, Protasparagus zeylanicus Asparagus zeylanicus
Status
Asparagus racemosus or Asparagus zeylanicus vine
Hathawariya  or Asparagus racemosus  creeper
Status
Culinary / Edible YesMidLeaves and tubers
Use as Medicament Yes High Tubers and leaves
Poisoned / Toxin No
Description
Fruits   Asparagus zeylanicusFruits   Asparagus zeylanicus Hathawariya or Asparagus zeylanicus  is a high demand medicinal plant that native to Sri Lanka and India. Plant
well grow in scrub jungles or forests in tropical and sub tropical 
area in Sri Lanka. Also cultivate on home gardens as a house
plant or ornamental
Identification
fruits of Asparagus racemosus or Asparagus zeylanicus
Fruits of Hathawaariya
flowers of Asparagus racemosus or Asparagus zeylanicusFlowers of Hathawaariya
creeper of Asparagus racemosus or Asparagus zeylanicus
Tubers of Hathawariya
Asparagus racemosus or Asparagus zeylanicus leavesLeaves of Hathawariya
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