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Taxon: Passiflora quadrangularis L.

Genus: Passiflora subgenus: Passiflora
Family: Passifloraceae subfamily: Passifloroideae tribe: Passifloreae
Nomen number: 27001
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1248. 1759
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 24-Jan-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Jun-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO).
Accessions: 2 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.

Common names:

  • giant granadilla   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • grenadine   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – English
  • barbadine   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Königs-Grenadille   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • Riesen-Grenadille   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • maracujá-açú   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maracujá-mamão   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maracujá-melão   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • maracujá-uaçu   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • badea   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • granadilla   (Source: CRC MedHerbs ed2 ) – Spanish
  • granadilla real   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • barbadin   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

  • widely cultivated in tropics

  • probable origin neotropics




Check other web resources for Passiflora quadrangularis L.:


  • Check 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: (09 October 2015)

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