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Female plant.

This cluster of roots are 20 centimetres across.

Male plant

Cluster of male flowers by Soumen Aditya.

Male flower

Half a year old female plant, made by tissue culture.

Author:  Hermann August Theodor Harms, 1893
Origin:  Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  10 Centimetres
Height:  1 Meter
Flower:  Green
Propagate:  Seeds/(Cuttings?)
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Keramanthus kirkii, Hook.f.

This member of the Passifloraceae family was described by Hermann August Theodor Harms in 1893. It is found in Kenya, Somalia and Tanzania, growing in well drained soil with some water and some sun. The flowers are green, and beside seeds, it might be possible to make cuttings as well. It can grow up to one meter high, and ten centimetres in diameter.

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 'pot-like flowers'.

Cluster of female flowers by Soumen Aditya.

Female flower

Cluster of fruits by Soumen Aditya.

The fruits will turn red and three to four centimetres.

Totall; 140 centimetres. And I been pruning is severely!