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Common name

English: Desert-rose

German: Wüstenrose

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2559)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2457)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2079)

      Order: Gentianales (109)

        Family: Apocynaceae (36) (family description)

          Genus: Adenium (1)

           Epithet: obesum (Forssk.) Roem. & Schult. (1)

Synonym: Adenium arabicum Balf.f.

arabicum => of Arabian origin

obesum => fat

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Adenium obesum at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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