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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Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Ibervillea lindheimeri group.
The thin-skinned, fleshy fruit is not edible. It is hardy to -7 degrees Celsius if kept dry. Petiole spreading, mm long. Globose berries, 1, cm in diameter, green, white-striped, becoming bright red when ripe, smooth, several-seeded.
Gray See all synonyms of Ibervillea lindheimeri. Search More Titles in Bibliography. It is hardy to -7 degrees Celsius if kept dry. The seedlings’ caudex forms below ground and will grow much faster if left underground for some years. Sand, loam, clay, limestone.
A Field Guide Loughmiller, C. Lindheimer is credited with the discovery of several hundred plant species.
The fruits are more noticeable than the flowers. The fruits lindheimedi more noticeable than the flowers and visible at eye level, or higher, in the trees. If it is not edible, is it poisonous?
Common on Chihuahuan desert on limdheimeri sands, clay, or caliche, in flat brushy pastures, edges of thickets, open woods, rocky slopes and along canyon walls. Tendrils very small, jointed mm above the enlarged base. Johnst Wrightia 2 6: Nectar-insects, Fruit-birds Conspicuous Flowers: Government Printing Office, 4 Roland H. This Ibervillea is dioecious, there are male and female plants, and both are needed to get viable seeds.
CAUDICIFORM Ibervillea lindheimeri
Alternate, blades ibrvillea wide, thick, glabrous above and pustulate-glandular below; very variable on shepe, broadly cuneate, or rhombic-ovate, mostly 3- to 5-lobed, often wider than long, angled to irregularly and often deeply lobed palmately dissectedeach lobe, in turn, lobed. His house, on Comal Street in New Braunfels, is now a museum. Male flowers staminate yellow in racemes, tubular, to 8 mm long, hypanthium long and narrowly cylindric.
Geophyte twining vine, the vine part is mostly annual and deciduous. From the Image Ibetvillea Over-watering is the most frequent cause of failure when growing Ibervilleaand should be kept on the dry side.
Bugs, mealy bugs and mites usually are not a problem with the Ibervilleahowever if they do appear, simply spray the houseplant down with a soapy water mix twice a day until they are gone. Margins with widely spaced, whitish papillae. 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.
When it drops its leaves protect from frost and stop watering. Is balsam gourd Ibervillea lindheimeri poisonous or edible? Calyx tube of male flowers cylindric, mm long, Sepals 5, united. Grows in a rich, very well drained, preferably stony and drained soil mix.
Ibervillea lindheimeri var. tenuisecta
Leaf tips have a tendency to dry and be brown in the house, so if possible place it outside in the summer. When it drops its leaves protect from frost and stop watering. Remove the spent branches. He shared his findings with many others who shared his interest in botany, including Ferdinand von Roemer and Adolph Scheele.
Lundheimeri the root in the shade, light shade to full sun for the vine.
Gardening for Wildlife Damude, N. Over-watering is the most frequent cause of failure when growing Ibervilleaand should be kept on the dry side. Watering can recommence once the plant has shown signs of producing a fresh shoot.
Rounded at the large end. The vine climbs feet high by means of tendrils.