A. Fernandes & R. Fernandes,
Medium - Maximum
This member of the Passifloraceae
was given this name by Abílio Fernandes and Rosette Mercedes Saraiva Batarda
Fernandes in 1958. It is found in south-western Angola, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to ten centimetres in diameter, the
to fifteen centimetres in height.
The name Adenia
is derived from aden, meaning gland, and pertains to the glands
found on leaves of most of the species.
The species name after Charles
Tisserant, 1886–1962, a French clergyman, botanist and plant collector.