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Digital Herbaria

Ibervillea lindheimeri

Ibervillea lindheimeri (A. Gray) Greene

Balsam Gourd, Lindheimer's Globeberry, Globe Berry, Snake-apple, Balsam-apple

Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Ibervillea tripartita

Three Parted Globeberry


Location: 1 km E of intersection of Hwy 16 & RR 3550, near Poteet.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dry red clay and sand. Full sun. Prosopis dominate in the area.

Description: Climbing, glabrous vine from thick perennial root. Stems slender, branched. Leaves opposite a petiole, long petioled, tripartate, narrowly lobed. Flower not seen. Fruit globose, 30 mm dia., bright red. Seed 6 mm long.

County: Atascosa
Collector: Louise Morrell
Collection Date: Jul 30, 1993
Specimen number: 10

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0476
Accession Date: Jul 30, 1993
Accession Number: 37

Annotations: DXFXA (in Fruit)

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