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Family: Cucurbitaceae 

 Xerosicyos danguyi
  Author of this page: Panos & Stavros.

Wild plants on Madagascar.

Author:  Jean-Henri Humbert 1939
Family:  Cucurbitaceae
Habitat:  South-western Madagascar
Soil:  Mix or Peat
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Height:  3,60 meters
Flower:  Greenish-Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Silver Dollar Plant

Photo by: Panos & Stavros.

   This member of the Cucurbitaceae family was described by Jean-Henri Humbert in 1939. It is found in the south-western part of Madagascar, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The vines can grow up to 3,6 meters. The flowers are greenish yellow, and the plant can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.