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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:
Name Verified on: 12-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 168 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Alagoas, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceará, Espírito Santo, Goiás, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pará, Paraíba, Paraná, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo, Sergipe, Distrito Federal, 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: Eswatini, South Africa
    • 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 [Galápagos]


References:

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  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Passiflora+edulis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
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  7. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
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  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  10. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1988. Flora of Ecuador. 31:101.
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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=26962. Accessed 16 July 2019.