African Plant Database

Adenia volkensii Harms
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr. ed. 2, 21: 4
Information on the genus : Adenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subligneous shrub or herb, 0,3-1,5 m long; the erect annual shoots 20-60 cm, without tendrils, arising from a tuberous rootstock or from a ± succculent stem up to 100 by 5 cm.
Ecology : Scrub, rocky places; grassland; red soil, lava-dust; (10-)1000- 2000 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 526 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
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