Taxon: Passiflora foetida L.

 
Genus: Passiflora
  Subgenus: Passiflora
Family: Passifloraceae
  Subfamily: Passifloroideae
      Tribe: Passifloreae
Nomen number: 26968
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:959. 1753
Comment: a polymorphic species, Killip (1938) recognized 37 varieties
Name Verified on: 23-Jan-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Jun-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: progenitor of ornamental Passiflora (fide Euphytica 184:391, 396. 2012)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Sinaloa, - Sonora, - Tamaulipas, - Zacatecas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Colima, - Guanajuato, - Guerrero, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Queretaro, - Tabasco, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics

References:

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  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. 1969 (F CubaLeon)
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  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image