A genus of perennial climbing plants, usually with a prickly woody stem; green brier, or cat brier. The rootstocks of certain species are the source of the medicine called sarsaparilla.
A delicate trailing plant (Myrsiphyllum asparagoides) much used for decoration. It is a native of the Cape of Good Hope.
Smilax aspera, a shrub-like vine that is also called Italian Smilax.
Smilax is a form of the sarsaparilla plant. It provides a stimulating effect to the testosterone-making and hormone producing processes. Also aphrodisiac. Supposed result; more strength & muscle growth. My experience: Did nothing for me. Do not waste your money on this
sometimes placed in Smilacaceae
fragile twining plant of South Africa with bright green flattened stems and glossy foliage popular as a floral decoration
A slender, prickly vine.
A very delicate vine with tiny, waxy dark green leaves. Smilax vines are often woven together to make beautiful garlands or used at the base of centerpieces. This is an excellent plant to incorporate into a wedding arch or Chuppah for a relaxed romantic feeling. Available year round. Smilax is a medium to highly-priced green.
A chemical substance derived from the Sarsaparilla plant said to boost natural testosterone levels in the body.
Smilax is a genus of about 200 species of climbing flowering plants, many of which are woody and/or thorny in the monocotyledon family Smilacaceae, native throughout the tropical and warm temperate regions of the world. Common names include Catbrier, Greenbrier, Prickly-ivy, Sarsaparilla, Sarsparilla and Smilax. The herbaceous plants formerly included in this genus are now placed in Nemexia.