African Plant Database

Adenia fruticosa Burtt Davy
Information on the genus : Adenia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Adenia fruticosa Burtt Davy subsp. fruticosa
Taxon infra-specific
Adenia fruticosa Burtt Davy subsp. fruticosa
Adenia fruticosa subsp. simplicifolia W. J. de Wilde (1971)
Adenia fruticosa subsp. trifoliata W. J. de Wilde (1971)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or shrubby tree to 6 m; main stem mostly thick, softwoody, ± branched; branches shrubby or lianoid, to 5 m long; sterile tendrils simple, 3-12 cm long, sometimes breaking off and leaving a thorn-like structure.
Ecology : Dry savanna, bushveld; sandy soils, granite; 100-1400 m alt. S. Africa (Transvaal).
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carte afrique num 175852
Record n°175852
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