Klas Robert Elias Fries, 1914
Medium - Maximum
This member of the Passifloraceae
was given this name by Klas Robert Elias Fries in 1914. It is found in Zambia, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some too lots of sun. The caudex can grow to twelve centimetres in diameter, the
to 60 centimetres in height.
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 means "bearing a