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 Adenia heterophylla

Photo: Saravud R.

Author:  Sijfert Hendrik Koorders 1912
Family:  Passifloraceae
Habitat:  Asia, Northern Australia, Philippines
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  35 centimetres
Height:  3 metres
Flower:  Pale Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Lacewing Vine
Synonyms:  Modecca heterophylla Carl Ludwig von Blume 1826

Photo: Saravud R.

    This member of the Passifloraceae  family was given this name by Sijfert Hendrik Koorders in 1912. It is found wide spread around in Asia: Thailand, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam and Northern Australia and the Philippines. It grows in a well drained soil with some to lots of water and some sun. The caudex can grow to 35 centimetres or more in diameter, the vines can reach for three meters. The flowers are pale yellow, the fruits red.

Photo: Saravud R.