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Family: APOCYNACEAE 

 Adenium oleifolium
 
  
Author:  Otto Stapf 1907
Family:  Apocynaceae
Habitat:  Southern Botswana, South Africa, eastern Namibia
Soil:  Mix or grit
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  30 centimetres
Height:  60 centimetres
Flower:  Pink and White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Adenium lugardii N.E.Brown1919. Adenium oleifolium var. angustifolium Phillips 1923. Adenium somalense var. angustifolium Rowley 1974
This small member of the Apocynaceae family was described by Otto Stapf in 1907. It is found in southern Botswana, South Africa and eastern Namibia, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The mainly underground carrot-like caudex can grow up to 30 centimetres in diameter. The whole plant will only raise to 60 centimetres. The flowers are pink with a white centre.