Bihrmann's

CAUDICIFORMS

A  B  C  D  E  FGH  IJKL  M  NO  P  QRS  T  UVWXYZ

 Menu

                                                            

Previous plant

Main page

Next plant

Family: PASSIFLORACEAE 

 Adenia digitata
 

Photo by Marc Altenloh.

  
Author:  Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler 1891
Family:  Passifloraceae
Habitat:  South-Eastern Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  60 centimetres
Height:  2 meters or more
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Wild Granadilla
Synonyms:  Modecca digitata William Henry Harvey 1859.
Might be synonym of: Modecca senensis, Clemanthus senensis, Adenia senensis
This member of the Passifloraceae family was given this name by Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler in 1891. It is found in Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa - Natal, Transvaal, and Swaziland. It prefers a well drained soil, lots of water and sun. The caudex can grow to 60 centimetres, the vines to two meters or more. The flowers are small and white.