Adenia globosa (Mpaga)
Passifloraceae | Cactus
Shrub, bulb-like stem
Dry woodlands, Deciduous Bushlands
In traditional African medicine this plant is often used as a remedy for abdominal pains & itching. The Maasai people use the bulb-like stem as medicine for their cows. It is also sometimes grown for ornamental reasons.
Thorns are modified stems, spines are modified leaves, and prickles are modified bark.