M Ibervillea sonorae (S. Watson) Greene is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Ibervillea (family Cucurbitaceae). Ibervillea sonorae (Cucurbitaceae) induces the glucose uptake in human mechanism of an Ibervillea sonorae aqueous extract (ISE). Maximowiczia sonorae S. Wats Ibervillea sonorae var. peninsularis (I.M. Johnston) I.L. Wigg. [editar datos en Wikidata]. Ibervillea sonorae es una especie de.

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In Sonora it is common from Navajoa to Alamos. The fruit becomes red as it ripens. Indoors they are often grown in shallow pots, with a tuft of wining stems emerging from a bulbous stem that seems to erupt from the soil. Leaf tips have a tendency to dry and be brown in the house, so if possible place it outside in the summer. Herbaceous, slender, flexible, liana-like up to 3 metres or more long. Over-watering inervillea the most frequent cause of failure when growing Ibervilleaand should be kept on the dry side.

However warmth throughout the year ibervillwa increase the grower’s success at temperatures from 5 to 10 degrees centigrade during rest season.

Frequently irregularities of shape give it the effect of stone. Fertilize them only once during this period.


The plants are very slow growing, so don’t expect great growth spurts from year to year. Rounded at the large end.

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.

Watson Greene Erythea 3 5: Watson Greene Maximowiczia sonorae S. Plants even five to ten years old are extremely nice.

The Sonora desert is home to succulent flora and is particularly rich in local endemics such as: Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Ibervillea sonorae group. This Ibervillea is dioecious, there are male and female plants, and both are needed to get viable seeds. Ibervillea sonorae Photo by: Female flowers pistillate iibervillea, small, looking like they have growing from a miniature zucchini.

Ibervillea sonorae – Wikispecies

The flowers coming throughout most of the summer. It’s also possible to make cuttings. It will start growing again in Spring. Watering can recommence ibervullea the plant has shown signs of producing a fresh shoot. Fruits are eaten by lizards and other animals.

Male flowers staminate about 15 mm long, yellow, glabrous in racemes, tubular, to 8 mm long, hypanthium narrowly cylindric. In that case, paying attention to the plant and not the calendar ibefvillea a good idea.


Ibervillea sonorae

They are pretty resistant to rotting if all other conditions are good. Watson See all synonyms of Ibervillea sonorae. In the dry season if you see this plant in the desert, you see only a dried chunk of loose wood often resembling somorae large cow dropping or weathered rock. Geophyte twining vine, the vine part is mostly annual and deciduous.

While in many years, when no rain arrives, the ephemeral vine are absent patiently waiting for the next thirst-quequing rain. Up 60 centimetres in diameter, thick, globose to bottle-shaped, partly exposed above ground or subterranean. Back to Cucurbitaceae index. It grows in open habitats at low elevations in the sonoran desert in sandy plains, canyon bottom, north- and south-facing canyon slopes, and nearby desert, especially along washes. The seedlings’ caudex forms below ground and will grow much faster if left underground for some years.

Globose plum-sized berries, cm in diameter, green, white-striped, becoming reddish when ripe, smooth, several-seeded. It ibervilla neither roots nor stems.