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One meter tall plant found in Oman.

Way too many pictures from Oman. Some - if not all may likely be of the newly described Adenium dhofarense.

Author: Isaac Bayley Balfour, 1888
Family:  APOCYNACEAE
Origin:  Arabian Peninsula
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  45-150 centimetres
Height:  4 meters
Flower:  Dark Pink/White
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Apocynaceae family was described by Isaac Bayley Balfour in 1888. It is found in the deserts of southern and western Arabian peninsula, in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. It will grow up to 45 centimetres in diameter or even 150 centimetres, and the stems will grow up to two or even four meters in height. The flowers are dark pink and white.

The genera is named after the Yemen city of Aden. The species name means 'Arabic'.

I found so many in Oman, and their character changed along with the climate. Some were tall, some flat. Some may likely be of the newly described Adenium dhofarense. Hard for me to tell without the leaves.

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