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Family: PASSIFLORACEAE 

 Adenia aculeata
 

Photo by Specks Exotica.

  
Author:  Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler 1891
Family:  Passifloraceae
Habitat:  Eastern Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  30 centimetres
Height:  2,5 metres
Flower:  Cream
Reproduction:  Seeds/(Cuttings)
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Modecca aculeata Oliver 1880

Young plant. Photo by Brad Johnson.

   This member of the Passifloraceae  family was given this name by Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler in 1891. It is found in Somalia Ethiopia and Kenya, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The stem can grow up to 30 centimetres in diameter, the whole small tree reach two meters. The flowers are cream coloured.

        

Two years, mine have been locked at three centimetre. Then, within a month in late autumn, it grow a 60 centimetre "vine".