Xerosicyos danguyi

Xerosicyos danguyi

  • Xerosicyos danguyi
  • Xerosicyos danguyi
  • Flower name
    Xerosicyos danguyi
  • Scientific name
    Xerosicyos danguyi
  • Aliasグリーン ドラム, クセロシキオス, 緑の太鼓, Xerosicyos danguyi, Dollar vine, Silver Dollar Plant
  • Place of originendemic to southwest Madagascar
  • Place of floweringGarden, Ornamental plants
  • Flowering season

What is Xerosicyos danguyi

Xerosicyos danguyi, Dollar vine or Silver Dollar Plant(scientific name: Xerosicyos danguyi) is endemic to southwest Madagascar and is a vining shrub and succulent plant in the family Cucurbitaceae, genus Xerosicyos danguyi. The stems are cylindrical in shape. The leaves are round, silver-green in color and look like a drum, hence the name. Small yellow-green flowers bloom from the leaf axils in spring to summer.

Xerosicyos danguyi, scientific name: Xerosicyos danguyi, aka: green drum, Xerosicyos, Silver Dollar Plant, Dollar vine, penny plant, origin: endemic to Madagascar, environment: Arid zone, Living type: vine shrubs and succulents, Leaf shape: oval, Leaf color: green, Leaf diameter: 3-5 cm, Height: 30-1 m, Use: hanging baskets, containers.


  • Eye
    Cucurbitales
  • Family
    Cucurbitaceae
  • Genus
    Xerosicyos
  • Species
    X. danguyi
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Toothed
  • Life typevining shrub and succulent plant
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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