Willem J.J.O. de Wilde, 1971
Angola?, Congo, Western
Medium - Maximum
This member of the Passifloraceae family
was given this name by Willem Jan Jacobus Oswald de Wilde in 1971. It is found in
Congo and western Zambia and might be in southern Angola as well. It is growing in a well drained soil with
siome water and some to lots of sun. The caudex is elongated, the entire plant
to 40 centimetres in height. The flowers are pale yellow.
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 for the
growth-form: A single erect stem, no tendrils.