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Species Information

Adenia hastata (Harv.) Schinz var. glandulifera Wilde
(name current 2016)
(Adenia hastata)


Growth form: Climber
Restricted distribution within southern Africa

Red Data Book Information:
Status: DD Distribution: Bulunga Poort Single record by Compton.

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Adenia hastata - Climber or scrambler, hairless throughout. Leaf stalk up to 5 cm long; blade triangular, about as broad as long, margin slightly wavy, blunt, up to 7 cm long and broad. Inflorescences axillary, ending in weak tendril, with several stalked narrow flowers up to c 2 cm long, in branching cluster, cream-coloured.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.

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