Lindheimer Globeberry, Balsamapple, Snake-Apple. Ibervillea lindheimeri (Gray) Greene. Whole plant. Family: Cucurbitaceae. Longevity: Perennial. Origin. leaf–is this leaf simple or compound? what kind of venation is present? leaf, tendrils (what habit must this plant be?), and fruit. Ibervillea lindheimeri (A. Gray) Greene Show All Show Tabs Lindheimer’s globeberry. Image of Ibervillea lindheimeri. General Information. Symbol: IBLI. Group.
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Up to 6 cm wide, palmately divided, deeply cleft into linear to filiform or coarsely toothed lobes, irregularly lobulate even in the same plant, upper face glabrous, lower face pustulate-hispid: The fruits are more noticeable than the flowers and visible at eye level, or higher, in lindheimer trees.
Fertilize them only once during this period. Send a photo of this plant. August 27, Are all the Gourds edible? Fairly frequent on sandy soils, mostly in coastal oak woods, but also on a variety of soil types in rocky hills and fences, at edges of thickets and in open woods.
The dark green, lobed leaves are scattered along the branching stems, giving the vine a delicate appearance. Nectar-insects, Fruit-birds Conspicuous Flowers: Smarty Plants says Identification of vine with gourd-like fruit June 30, We live on a farm, and I have noticed a vine that has leaves like grapes, but lindheomeri this flower, and a fruit that is rather large, shaped like a gourd, right now green in color.
If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists. Search More Titles in Bibliography. The seedlings’ caudex forms below ground and will grow much faster if left underground for some years.
Pulp yellowish filled with plump seeds. Injured caudexs release the odour of horseradish. Loughmiller Bibref – Texas Wildscapes: Slender and branched iebrvillea to 3 metres long, glabrous, finely striate. Lindjeimeri them only once during this period.
Wiry, slightly angled, glabrous, dark green herbaceous, annual, that die to the ground in the winter, sprawling on the ground or climbing onto various supports by means of unbranched tendrils. You don’t have to worry about it getting out of hand, because it dies to the ground in the winter. In he settled in New Braunfels, Texas, and was granted land on the banks ibervilleq the Comal River, where he continued his plant collecting and attempted to establish a botanical garden.
How can I know which one is which?
Geophyte twining vine, the vine part is mostly annual and deciduous. Back to Cucurbitaceae index.
When it drops its leaves protect from frost and stop watering. We are, of course, seeking photos of species not yet shown in the gallery but not only that, we are also looking for better pictures than those already present.
The fruit is over 1 inch in diameter, with green stripes when young, but bright red when ripe. Light tolerance makes balsam-gourd a versatile plant lindheimdri shade gardens.
Snake Apple (Ibervillea lindheimeri) ·
It will start growing again in Spring. The seeds are eaten by scaled quail, and the lindheimrei are occasionally eaten by white-tailed deer. Over-watering is the lineheimeri frequent cause of failure when growing Ibervilleaand should be kept on the dry side.
Derivation of specific name: This plant is suited to greenhouse culture, but does well out of doors in Mediterranean climate, it responds well to cultivation and can eventually make a wonderfully unusual houseplant.
He shared his findings with many others who shared his interest in botany, including Ferdinand von Roemer and Adolph Scheele. Back to Cucurbitaceae index. Calyx tube mm long, and fruits mm wide. Identification of vine with gourd-like fruit June 30, We live on a farm, and I have noticed a vine that has leaves like grapes, but produces this flower, and a fruit that is rather large, shaped like a gourd, right now green in color.
Plants even five to ten years old are extremely nice. Search Google for Ibervillea lindheimeri. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Ibervillea lindheimeri group.
August 18, Is the Balsam Gourd edible or poisonous?
Calyx tube mm long, and fruits mm wide. Over-watering is the most frequent cause of failure when growing Ibervilleaand should be kept on the dry side.
The flowers coming throughout most of the summer. The caudex swollen tuberous lindheijeri is thick nearly globose or somewhat inervillea up to 35 cm in diameter in older plants. Sometimes it ignores its proper growing seasons from spring to autumn and keeps its vines growing long into its rest period, or sends up new vines much earlier than expected. Rounded at the large end.