Taxon: Passiflora edulis Sims

 
Genus: Passiflora
Subgenus: Passiflora
Family: Passifloraceae
Subfamily: Passifloroideae
Tribe: Passifloreae
Nomen number: 26962
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 45: t. 1989. 1818
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Invasive Pl Spec; F NGalicia)
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Weed: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Alagoas, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceara, Espirito Santo, Federal District, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Para, Paraiba, Parana, Pernambuco, Piaui, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo, Sergipe, Tocantins]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Corrientes, Misiones] Paraguay


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa, Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (e.)
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.e.)]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Pitcairn
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, Tonga

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador [Galapagos Islands]


References:

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  4. Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. 2008 (Pl Angol)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
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  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1988. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador) 31:101.
  11. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  12. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?26962. Accessed 20 June 2018.