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Passiflora tripartita kz5

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Passifloraceae
Genus: Passiflora
Subgenus: P. subg. Passiflora
Supersectio: P. supersect. Tacsonia
Sectio: P. sect. Elkea
Species: Passiflora tripartita
Subspecies: P. t. var. azuayensis – P. t. var. mollissima – P. t. var. tripartita

Passiflora tripartita (Juss.) Poir. (1811)

Tacsonia tripartita Juss., Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 6: 395, t. 60. 1805.


Passiflora × rosea (Karst.) Killip
Passiflora × smytheana Hort.


Poiret, J.L.M. 1811: Encycl., suppl. 2: 843. 2009. Passiflora tripartita. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 17 Feb 2009.

Passiflora tripartita also called curuba, tumbo, curuba de Castilla and tumbo serrano is a species of Passiflora from Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, and Brazil in areas at elevations of 2000 – 3200 meters.


Passiflora tripartita - Madeira 01


The banana passionfruit is native to the Andean valleys from Venezuela to Bolivia. It was domesticated and cultivated since pre-Columbian times by various cultures of western South America. Today, it is commonly cultivated and its fruit are regularly sold in local markets. The vine is grown in California as an ornamental under the name "soft leaf passionflower". It is grown to some extent in Hawaii, Madeira and the State of Tamil Nadu, India. The fruit is yellow-orange when ripe and contains a sweet edible orange-colored pulp with black seeds.

P. tripartita var. mollissima and P. tarminiana were until recently considered to be one species, P. mollissima.

Passiflora tripartita var. azuayensis[1]
Passiflora tripartita var. mollissima
Passiflora tripartita var. tripartita


Heenan, P. B.; Sykes, W. R. (2003). "Passiflora(Passifloraceae) in New Zealand: A revised key with notes on distribution". New Zealand Journal of Botany. Informa UK Limited. 41 (2): 217–221. doi:10.1080/0028825x.2003.9512842. ISSN 0028-825X.

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