it is endemic to a wide band of Namibian semi desert running north from Walvis Bay to central Kunene province. There are an estimated 30–35 subpopulations with most subpopulations being described as small.
Adenia pechuelii (Engl.) Harms
The plants perches and anchors themselves in crevices in rocks and conserves moisture in their pachypodous trunks. They grow in a desert where little else can grow..