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Author: W. J. J. O. de Wilde, 1970
Origin:  Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  4 Centimetres
Height:  20 Centimetres
Flower:  Pale Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Adenia sphaerocarpa subsp. isaloensis, H. Perrier, 1940

This little member of the Passifloraceae family was given this name by W. J. J. O. de Wilde in 1970. It is found on Madagascar, growing in a slightly enriched soil which are well drained with some water and some sun. The caudex only grows to four centimetres in diameter, the plant grow up to 20 centimetres. The flowers are pale yellow.

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 the Isalo mountains.