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Definitions of smilax in various dictionaries:
noun - sometimes placed in Smilacaceae
noun - fragile twining plant of South Africa with bright green flattened stems and glossy foliage popular as a floral decoration
A slender vine (Asparagus asparagoides) that has glossy foliage and is popular as a floral decoration.
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|Climbing-plant of the lily family|
|Plant a kiss after short look suggesting happiness|
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|Jan 18 2013 The Telegraph - General Knowledge|
|Apr 1 2011 The Telegraph - Cryptic|
Smilax is a genus of about 300350 species, found in the tropics and subtropics worldwide. In China for example about 80 are found (39 of which are endemic), while there are 20 in North America north of Mexico. They are climbing flowering plants, many of which are woody and/or thorny, in the monocotyledon family Smilacaceae, native throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. |
* Common names include catbriers, greenbriers, prickly-ivys and smilaxes. "Sarsaparilla" (also zarzaparrilla, sarsparilla) is a name used specifically for the Jamaican S. regelii as well as a catch-all term in particular for American species. Occasionally, the non-woody species such as the smooth herbaceous greenbrier (S. herbacea) are separated as genus Nemexia; they are commonly known by the rather ambiguous name "carrion flowers".
* Greenbriers get their scientific name from the Greek myth of Crocus and the nymph Smilax. Though this myth has numerous forms, it always centers around the unfulfilled