Swaziland's Flora Database:
Asparagus subulatus Thunb.
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Climber
Swaziland distribution: Lubombos only
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Rhipsalis baccifera - Straggling, irregularly branched with cylindrical fleshy stem c 5 mm diam, thickening and becoming woody at base; hairless and spineless throughout. Leaves represented by minute scales. Flowers lateral, stalkless, c 4 mm diam, calyx lobes very short, petals 6—10, white; stamens numerous; ovary with several radiating stigmas. Fruit spherical, fleshy, white, C 5 mm diam, crowned with remains of perianth.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.