Taxon: Passiflora ligularis Juss.

 
Genus: Passiflora
  Subgenus: Passiflora
Family: Passifloraceae
  Subfamily: Passifloroideae
      Tribe: Passifloreae
Nomen number: 26982
Place of publication: Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 6:113, t. 40. 1805
Name Verified on: 24-Jan-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-May-2009
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO)
Accessions: 56 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base (fide Cornucopia 147.)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Cornucopia 147.)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Colima, - Michoacan, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Panama
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1988. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador) 31:110-111.
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Nuez, F. et al. 1993. Recolección de especies hortícolas en Ecuador Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 96:32.
  • Pittier, H. F. et al. Catálogo de la flora venezolana. 1945-1947 (L Venez)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Ulmer, T. & J. M. MacDougal Passiflora: passionflowers of the world. 2004 (Passiflora World) 297-298
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Passiflora ligularis Juss. :

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image