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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
Name verified on: 12-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Jun-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO).
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • common passionfruit   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • purple granadilla   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • purple granadilla   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Passiflora edulis forma edulis]
  • purple passionfruit   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Passiflora edulis forma edulis]
  • yellow passionfruit   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Passiflora edulis forma flavicarpa]
  • grenadella   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – Afrikaans
  • grenadille   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Passiflora edulis forma edulis]
  • Eierfrucht   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German   [Passiflora edulis forma edulis]
  • Maracuja   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German   [Passiflora edulis forma edulis]
  • Purpurgrenadille   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German   [Passiflora edulis forma edulis]
  • maracujá   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Passiflora edulis forma flavicarpa]
  • maracujá   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Passiflora edulis forma edulis]
  • maracujá   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maracujá-comum   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maracujá-de-comer   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maracujá-de-ponche   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maracujá-do-mato   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maracujá-doce   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maracujá-mirim   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maracujá-peroba   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maracujá-preto   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maracujá-redondo   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • granada de castilla   (Source: F NGalicia ) – Spanish   [Passiflora edulis forma edulis]
  • granadilla   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Passiflora edulis forma edulis]
  • maracuyá   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Passiflora edulis forma edulis]
  • maracuyá amarillo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Passiflora edulis forma flavicarpa]
  • maracuja   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Passiflora edulis forma flavicarpa]
  • passionsfrukt   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil - Alagoas, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceara, Espirito Santo, Federal District, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Para, Paraiba, Parana, Pernambuco, Piaui, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo, Sergipe, Tocantins
    Southern South America: Argentina - Corrientes, Misiones; Paraguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: South Africa; Swaziland
    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 - Galapagos Islands

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Passiflora edulis Sims:


Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?26962 (01 August 2014)

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