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Passiflora edulis (Purple granadilla, Passion fruit)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Order: Malpighiales > Family: Passifloraceae > Genus: Passiflora

Passiflora edulis (Purple granadilla, Passion fruit)
Passiflora edulis (Purple granadilla, Passion fruit)

Passiflora edulis, Zona Tea Estates, near Mount Selinda, Zimbabwe. [photos Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Passiflora edulis (Purple granadilla, Passion fruit)

Passiflora edulis, John Meikle Forestry Estate, Stapleford, Zimbabwe. [photo Bart Wursten , Flora of Zimbabwe]

Native to Brazil. Cultivated for its fruit but has become naturalised in the region.

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