M. Gilbert & W. de Wilde,
Medium - Maximum
This member of the Passifloraceae family
was given this name by Michael George Gilbert and Willem Jan Jacobus Oswald de
Wilde in 1992. It is found in the Bale Region in Etiopia, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to fifteen centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to 100 centimetres in height. The flowers are beautiful...
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 from Latin: