This member of the
Cucurbitaceae family was
given this name by Rogers
McVaugh in 2001. It is found from Texas down in
Mexico. It grows in a well drained soil with quite some water and
some sun. The caudex can grow to five centimetres in diameter, the
vines will reach for four meters. The flowers are yellow, and the
plant can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.