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The slim form: ES 1072.

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Author:  Hermann August Theodor Harms, 1902
Origin:  Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  20 Centimetres
Height:  35 Centimetres
Flower:  Yellowish Green
Propagate:  Seeds/?
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Passifloraceae family was described by Hermann August Theodor Harms in 1902. It is found in Tanzania: Ruvuma Prov, Zaire, Zambia and Zimbabwe, growing in well-drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to 20 centimetres in diameter, the branches reach for 35 centimetres. The flowers are yellowish green.

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 Walter Goetze, a German naturalist and explorer. 

The fat form: ES 0491.