African Plant Database

Adenia metriosiphon W.J. de Wilde
Protologue : Blumea 17: 179 (1969)
Information on the genus : Adenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subligneous climber to 8 m long, growing from a tuberous rootstock; sterile tendrils to 15 cm long.
Ecology : Dry evergreen or riverine forest and forest edges; scrub; 1350- 2300 m alt. Endemic to a small area around Nairobi (Kenya); rare.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°114518 modified 2006-11-15
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