Ibervillea lindheimeri (A. Gray) Greene
Balsam Gourd, Lindheimer's Globeberry, Globe Berry, Snake-apple, Balsam-apple
Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family)USDA Symbol: IBLI
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: Medina RIver Ranch, Gate 10, 300 m S of Knox Miller's house.
Habitat: Shady, damp drainage off a limestone hill.
Description: Glabrous, perennial vine; slender, striate. Branches to 1+ m long. Leaves petioled (2-3 cm), pedately 5-parted, the parts cuneate, rhombic-ovate, toothed & acute apically. Staminate flowers in racemes of mostly 7 flowers. Flowers yellow; tube less than 5 mm long.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 13, 1992
Specimen number: 412
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0601
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1993
Accession Number: 44 Annotations: DSXXM (staminate)