African Plant Database

Adenia ballyi Verdc.
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 38: 102 (1964)
Information on the genus : Adenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, to 2 m, consisting of strongly curved, ± woody, ± flexuous, thorned stems from a woody-succulent subglobose lumpy trunk to 1 m; ¢ flower and seeds unknown; tendrils absent.
Ecology : Open rocky ground in subdesert steppe, usually on limestone with Boswellia carteri; ± 250-1600 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 525 (2006).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
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