Goring steadily underneath the mulefat.
Hidden among the sage, this impressive succulent grows large and pointy.
University of Porto Botanical Garden, Oporto, Portugal.
Cactus and Succulent Plant Collection, University of Porto Botanical Garden, Oporto, Portugal.
Asparagales is the name of an order of plants, used in modern classification systems such as the APG III system (which is used throughout this article). The order takes its name from the family Asparagaceae and is placed in the monocots. The order has only recently been recognized in classification systems. It was first put forward by Huber in 1977 and later taken up in the Dahlgren system of 1985. Before this, many of its families...