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Passiflora edulis (passionflower; purple granadilla)


Wikipedia Abstract

Passiflora edulis is a vine species of passion flower that is native to southern Brazil through Paraguay to northern Argentina. Its common names include passion fruit or passionfruit (English), maracuya (Spanish), granadille (French), maracujá (Portuguese) and lilikoʻi (Hawaiian).
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Invasive Species

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Allergen Potential [1]  Medium-Low
Edible [2]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [2]  Hermaphrodite
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Pollinators [2]  Bees
Scent [2]  The flowers have the scent of heliotropes;
Structure [2]  Vine
Height [2]  30 feet (9 m)
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  
Buenavista Wetland Reserve 778949 Cuba    
Norfolk Island National Park II 1723 Australian external territories, Australia  



Parasitized by 
Criconemoides xenoplax[4]
Filenchus polyhypnus[10]
Helicotylenchus dihystera (Steiner's spiral nematode)[10]
Macroposthonia xenoplax <Unverified Name>[10]


Attributes / relations provided by
1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
3USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
4Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
5HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
6Norrbom, A.L. 2004. Fruit fly (Tephritidae) host plant database. Version Nov, 2004.
7Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
8New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
9Food Habits of Formosan Rock Macaques (Macaca cyclopis) in Jentse, Northeastern Taiwan, Assessed by Fecal Analysis and Behavioral Observation, Hsiu-Hui Su and Ling-Ling Lee, International Journal of Primatology, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2001, pp. 359-377
10Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0