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Family: PASSIFLORACEAE 

 Adenia stylosa
 


Photo from
Specks Exotica.

 
Author:   David John Hearn, 2007
Family:  Passifloraceae
Origin:  Northern Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  25- 30 Centimetres
Height:  100 Centimetres or more?
Flower:  Greenish White
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  Candlestick Plant
Synonyms:  A. epigea var. stylosa, H. Perrier. Adenia firingalavensis var stylosa, Perrottet

The variation of leaves by Olaf Pronk,
Laurette E.U.R.L.
   This member of the Passifloraceae family was given this name by David John Hearn in 2007. It is found in Ankarana National Park: Northern Madagascar. It is growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to 25 or even 30 centimetres in diameter. The vine-like branched can reach one meter or more. The small flowers are greenish white.

This plant have been sold as the red form of Adenia epigea.

The genera is named after the Yemen city of Aden. The species name meaning 'stylus form', referring to the flower.


Caudex of a plant in Copenhagen BG.