Grant Craib, 1914
Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
Adenia harmandii, François Gagnepain, 1919.
This member of the
Passifloraceae family was given this name by William Grant
Craib in 1914. It is found
in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to 25
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 25 metres in
flowers are light green, hence the Latin species name.
I am not convinced about the ID
on the photos, as the description say " Leaves simple alternate
egg-shaped, gluancous base medium leaf".
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 'green