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Adenia cladosepala

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The small flower.

Author: Hermann August Theodor Harms, 1897
Origin:  Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  30 Centimetres
Height:  2 Meters
Flower:  Green / White
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Modecca cladosepala, John Gilbert Baker, 1890.
Adenia ambongensis
Claverie, 1909

This member of the Passifloraceae  family was given this name by Hermann August Theodor Harms in 1897. It is found on Madagascar, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow up to 30 centimetres in diameter, the vines reach two meters. The flowers are green and white.

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 'clustered sepals'.