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Family: PASSIFLORACEAE 

 Adenia fruticosa
 
 
Author:   Joseph Burtt Davy, 1926
Family:  Passifloraceae
Origin:  Southern Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  35 centimetres
Height:  1,5 meters
Flower:  Green
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

   This member of the Passifloraceae family was described by Joseph Burtt Davy in 1926. It is found in the southern Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The swollen stem can grow up to 35 centimetres in diameter and 150 centimetres height. The small flowers are green.

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

 
Flower and fruit by David Becking, Treesa.org.


A wild A. f. subsp. simplicifolia by B. T. Wursten, Zimbabweflora.co.zw.