Willem J.J. Oswald de Wilde, 1967|
Cambodia, China, India, W. Indonesia, Laos,
Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam|
Mix - Rich|
Medium - Maximum|
Minimum - Maximum|
Passiflora penangiana, George Don
Disemma penangiana, Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel, 1856.
Modecca nicobarica, Wilhelm Sulpiz Kurz, 1875
George King, 1902.
(monoecious or) dioecious member of the Passifloraceae family
was given this name by Willem Jan Jacobus Oswald de Wilde in 1967. It is found in
Cambodia, China, India, W. Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand and
Vietnam, growing in a well drained but rich soil with quite some water and
little to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to 20 centimetres in diameter, the
to six metres in height. The flowers are cream-coloured.
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 the Malaysian island Penang, where it was discovered the first time.