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Family: CUCURBITACEAE 

 Ibervillea fusiformis
 

Photo from Rare Plant Research.

  
Author:  Denis M. Kearns1994
Family:  Cucurbitaceae
Habitat:  Western Main Mexico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium - Maximum
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  40-50 Centimetres
Height:  3-4 Metres
Flower:  White - Pale Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Abenallilla
Synonyms:  Dieterlea fusiformis, Emily Jane Lott 1986
This member of the Cucurbitaceae family was given this name by Denis M. Kearns in 1994. It is found in the western part of main Mexico, growing in a well drained soil with some to lots of water  water and quite some sun. The caudex can grow to 40 or even 50 centimetres in diameter while the vines can reach four metres. The flowers are white to pale yellow.