This member of the
Cucurbitaceae family was given this name by Edward Lee
Greene in 1895. It is found in Mexico and south-western
U.S.A., growing in in busk land with a well drained soil with some water and some sun.
The caudex can grow up to 40 centimetres in diameter, the vines will
reach three meters. The flowers are yellow and greenish.
It is named after the Texan Ferdinand Jacob
Ibervillea is dioecious,
there are separate male and female plants.