Adenium arabicum

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Adenium arabicum
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A. arabicum trained as bonsai.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Adenium
Species: A. arabicum
Binomial name
Adenium arabicum
Balf.f.

Adenium arabicum is a species of plant commonly used for bonsai and cultivated for its leaves, growth form and flowering characteristics.

The leaves of this species have a broad surface. Leaves also tend to be large and somewhat leathery in appearance. Growth form is squat and fat, with a definite caudex and without much differentiation between trunk and branches. Skin is purple to dark brown color. Flowers range from pink to reddish pink.

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