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Ibervillea lindheimeri

Ibervillea lindheimeri (A. Gray) Greene

Lindheimer's globeberry, Balsam gourd, Globe berry, Snake apple

Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family)

USDA Symbol: IBLI
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Ibervillea lindheimeri

Lindheimer Globeberry

Cucurbitaceae

Location: N side of the East-West Path & 30 m E of intersection of E-W & Wolfeton Paths--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Climbing in shade of Prosopis & Ulmus.

Description: Slender perennial vine, climbing by simple tendrils. Leaves w/petioles to 55 mm long x 85 mm broad, dark-green. Pistillate flower solitary in axils, yellow-green. Ovary inferior. Fruit a berry (green in this immature speciment), 18 mm dia. Seed many, flat orbicular, w/axial placentation.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 4, 1994
Specimen number: 576

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0863
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66

Annotations: DPXFB Dioecious (In flower & fruit)

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