Adenium multiflorum: Grow and Care

Adenium multiflorum

Adenium multiflorum or impala lily is a small succulent tree endemic to central and eastern southern Africa.

This tree can be 0.5 to 3.5 m tall, which appears to be smaller than the “baobab” tree. 

The stems of Adenium multiflorum arises from a fairly large and thickened rootstock, which measures up to 1 m in diameter, which allows it to store water to survive long periods without water.

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Adenium obesum: Grow and Care

Adenium obesum

Adenium plants are a group of plants that is made up of 15 species of shrubs, belonging to the Apocynaceae family. 

These beautiful plants are native to tropical areas of eastern and southern Africa and Arabia.

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Adenia olaboensis: Grow and Care

Adenia olaboensis

Adenia olaboensis is a large species with a cone-shaped stem, measuring up to 2 m long and 4 m wide. 

This plant is one of the 100 species of Adenia, endemic to Africa and Madagascar.

The Adenia olaboensis is a very beautiful species and ideal to be grown in the garden. 

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Adenia ovata: Grow and Care

Adenia ovata

Adenia ovata is a suberect perennial plant, which grows from a rounded stem (caudex). 

The basal stem (caudex) grows up to 8 cm in diameter and 5 cm (sometimes 10 cm) high. 

This stem is used to store water for later use in times of drought.

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Adenia pechuelii: Grow and Care

Adenia pechuelii

Adenia pechuelii is a species of succulent that belongs to the “Passifloraceae” family, which are endemic to Namibia (south-west Africa).

In their natural habitat, these plants grow in the crevices of rocks, conserving moisture in their trunks.

Adenia pechuelii has a large caudex on the ground, up to 90 cm. 

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Adenia perrieri: Grow and Care

Adenia perrieri

Adenia perrieri is a herbaceous climbing plant that grows up to 2 meters in height, although it can occasionally be up to 3 meters long.

The caudex (main stem) is somewhat fat and can measure up to 20 cm in diameter.

From this stem, several green vines grow, which can reach a height of 2 or 3 m.

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Adenia stenodactyla: Grow and Care

Adenia stenodactyla

Adenia stenodactyla is a herbaceous climbing plant that can grow up to 2.5 m long. 

As in other Adenia plants, the rootstock functions as a water store that the plant can use in times of drought.

This plant can be found in Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zambia.

The caudex (basal stem) can measure up to 30 cm in diameter.

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Adenia stylosa: Grow and Care

Adenia stylosa

The Adenia stylosa or candlestick plant is a shrub or liana. This plant is full of twisted stems, forming a tangle that sticks out in all directions from the main stem.

The trunk or caudex is bottle-shaped, knotty, quite wrinkled, and waxy, which can grow up to 2 meters in height and up to 25 or 30 cm in diameter.

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Adenia venenata: Grow and Care

Adenia venenata

Adenia venenata is a climbing or shrub plant that belongs to the Passifloraceae family. 

This plant is native to tropical East Africa, the Horn of Africa, and Yemen.

It is a plant that reaches 8 m long. The trunk has a bottle-shaped with a few twisted branches.

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