Taxon: Passiflora bicornis Mill.

Genus: Passiflora
  Subgenus: Decaloba
Family: Passifloraceae
  Subfamily: Passifloroideae
      Tribe: Passifloreae
Nomen number: 410646
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Passiflora no. 13. 1768 "bicorna"
Name Verified on: 01-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide State Noxweed Seed, as P. pulchella)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Oaxaca
  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Central America
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia; Peru - Loreto


  • MacDougal, J. M. 2004. Six new taxa of Passiflora (Passifloraceae), with nomenclatural notes on the genus in Mesoamerica (Novon) 14:444.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  • Ulmer, T. & J. M. MacDougal Passiflora: passionflowers of the world. 2004 (Passiflora World) 114


Check other web resources for Passiflora bicornis Mill. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.