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Common names:

May Pops, Passion Fruit, Granadilla, Parche, Maracuja, Lilikoi, Grenadille, Couzou, Lingmangkon, Love in the Mist, Running Pop, Tagua-Tagua, Ke-Pa, Parchita de Culebra, Canizo, Cuguazo, Bombillo, Toque Molle, Fit Weed, Pedon, Cinco-Llagas. (etc.)


Passifloraceae are almost all perennial herbaceous or woody vines with axillary tendrils, but occasionally annuals, trees or shrubs.


Tropical and Sub-Tropical. About 96% come from the Americas, with only about 20 native species altogether from Asia, Australia and New Zealand.


Passion flowers are very easy to grow outside or as houseplants in appropriate climates. Tropical species require a minimum temperature of 10°C (50°F), but the hardiest subtropical species may survive temperatures as low as -9°C (15°F).

Parts used:

Edible Passion Fruit from various species; P.edulis, P.incarnata . ..
Leaves from P.incarnata and P.rubida are used herbally as soporifics.

Probably Passiflora caerulea - more information about Passiflora caerulea Passiflora caerulea page - shopping cart

Passiflora boenderi

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