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Xerosicyos perrieri

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Author: Jean-Henri Humbert 1939
Family:  Cucurbitaceae
Habitat:   Southern Madagascar
Soil:   Peat
Water:   Maximum
Sun:   Medium
Height:  4 Metres
Flower:   White
Propagate:   Seeds/Cuttings

This member of the Cucurbitaceae family was described by Jean-Henri Humbert in 1939. It is found in the southern part of Madagascar. The vines will reach four or five metres. It can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings. I got a cutting from New York in 2003.