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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Adenium boehmianum: Grow and Care

Adenium boehmianum also known as “Bushman poison” is a poisonous succulent plant, which is endemic to the northern regions of Namibia and southern Angola.

Adenium bohemianus is a slow-growing plant. 

The flowers of these plants are similar to those of the Adenium swazicum. 

The leaves are greyish green and broad.

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Adenium dhofarense: Grow and Care

Adenium dhofarense is a shrubby succulent that can grow up to 3 m tall but slow-growing. 

It also has a shape quite similar to a dwarf baobab.

The leaves are extremely large and shiny. 

Adenium dhofarense produces small flowers that usually come out when the plant runs out of leaves.

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Adenia ellenbeckii: Grow and Care

Adenia ellenbeckii

The Adenia ellenbeckii comes from the Passifloraceae family, where its plants vary from large lianas on the roofs of the forests, passing through small vines, trees, and shrubs.

However, the vast majority of species are woody vines that reach several meters in length; this family has around 18 genera and about 630 species.

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Adenia epigea: Grow and Care

Adenia epigea

Adenia epigea is a fairly large, slow-growing liana that can be up to 5 m long.

The stem is base in semi-wood, which often reaches up to a meter in diameter. 

From this stem, vines emerge (branches) up to 5 m long with tendrils approximately 5 to 10 cm long.

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Adenia ballyi: Grow and Care

Adenia ballyi

Adenia ballyi is a slightly strange shrub, it can grow up to 2 m tall, it has curved spiny shoots that grow up to 1 m in diameter. 

One of the characteristics of the underground roots of Adenia ballyi is that it serves as a reservoir for water in times of drought.

The truth is that this plant is quite rare, and it would be a good option to add it to a collection of plants it will give a different touch to your garden. 

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Adenia firingalavensis: Grow and Care

Adenia firingalavensis

Adenia firingalavensis is a climbing, deciduous plant. 

The main stem is around 2 meters high and 50 cm in diameter. 

Other climbing stems grow from the main stem that can reach 15 meters in length.

It is a slow-growing plant but of a large size.

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