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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Ibervillea sonorae

Each year before the rainy season comes, it sends out a few roots downward and shoots upward. Frequently irregularities of shape give it the effect of stone.

Globose plum-sized berries, cm in diameter, green, white-striped, becoming reddish when ripe, smooth, several-seeded. It is a plant for people who don’t want a lot of work taking care of their plants, as it seems to thrive on neglect. Watson Greene Maximowiczia sonorae S. Back to Ibervillea index. The flowers coming throughout most of the summer. Fertilize them only once during this period. 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.

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Back to Cucurbitaceae index. In that case, paying attention to the plant and not the calendar is a good idea. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Ibervillea sonorae group.

This plant is suited to greenhouse culture, but does well out of doors in Mediterranean climate, it responds well to cultivation and can eventually make a wonderfully unusual houseplant. Watson Greene Ibervillea sonorae var. Indoors they are often soonorae in shallow pots, with a tuft of wining stems emerging from sonoraf bulbous stem that seems to erupt from the soil. It is hardy to -7 degrees Celsius if kept dry. Leaf tips have a tendency to dry and be brown in the house, so if possible place it outside in the summer.

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In Sonora it is common from Navajoa to Alamos. 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. The Sonora desert is home to succulent flora and is particularly rich in local endemics such as: Watering can recommence once the plant has shown signs of producing a fresh shoot.

Ibervillea sonorae is a spectacular perennial desert plant relative of the cucumber with climbing vine and a large caudex, it produces sinorae flowers in summer and little bright miniature red-orange melons in autumn.

Petiole spreading, mm long villous.

Ibervillea sonorae

If the rain arrives, it grows flowers and fruits. Fruits mature during several successive seasons of severest drought.


In the dry season if you see this plant in the desert, you see only a dried chunk of loose wood often resembling a large cow dropping or weathered rock. Over-watering is the most frequent cause of failure when growing Ibervilleaand should be kept on the dry side. sonoare

The plant is lbervillea to persist in its arid habitat with remarkable vitality. The shoots are round, smooth, glabrous and green above, brown grey and grey-spotted or streaked below.

Plants even five to ten years old are extremely nice.

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

While in many years, when no rain arrives, the ephemeral vine are absent patiently waiting for the next thirst-quequing rain. Female flowers pistillate solitary, small, looking like they have growing from a miniature zucchini. Grows in a rich, very well drained, preferably stony and drained soil mix. It’s also possible to make cuttings.

But it is alive. When it drops its leaves protect from frost and stop watering. Herbaceous, slender, flexible, liana-like up to 3 metres or more long. Back to Succulents Encyclopedia index.