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Adenia venenata, Modecca abyssinica, Adenia

Adenia venenata, Modecca abyssinica

Family: Passifloraceae
Origin: Tropical Africa
CaudexVine or creeperFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsDeciduous

Adenia venenata is a semi-succulent, almost tree-like creeper or climber plant 1-8 m high. It produces a bottle-shaped swollen lower trunk with few to many glabrous glaucous twining branches arising from its top which ascends high into trees. The caudex can grow to 60 centimetres in diameter and two meters height.

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Adenia venenata, Modecca abyssinica, Adenia

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