Taxon: Passiflora mixta L. f.

Genus: Passiflora
  Subgenus: Passiflora
Family: Passifloraceae
  Subfamily: Passifloroideae
      Tribe: Passifloreae
Nomen number: 26990
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. 408. 1782 ("1781")
Name Verified on: 31-Jul-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Jun-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Cornucopia; F Ecuador; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Gene sources: potential gene source for banana passionfruit (fide F Ecuador)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • West Tropical Africa: Gambia; Guinea; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • 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)
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)


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