Danaë Medik.

Perennial, short rhizomatous evergreen shrub with branching, woody stems. Leaves reduced to scales. Cladodes cauline, ovate to broadly lance-shaped. Flowers hermaphrodite, radially symmetrical, urnshaped to globular. Inflorescence a several-flowered, terminal raceme.Tepals 3+3, fused. Stamens 6, attached to tepal bases. Ovary superior, ovoid. Fruit a berry. Seeds few, pale yellow.

Unusual plants with scale-like leaves and leaf-like stems (cladodes). Grows in sun or shade.

1 species from Turkey, Syria and around the Caspian Sea.

Shrub with cladodes, terminal racemes, and berries with yellow seeds.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Asparagales
family       Asparagaceae
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Subordinate taxa
species         Danaë racemosa Medik.