Localities documented in Tropicos sources
Brazil (South America)
Note: This information is based on publications available through Tropicos and may not represent the entire distribution. Tropicos does not categorize distributions as native or non-native.
- Forzza, R. C. & et al. 2010. 2010 Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil. http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010/. http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/100002289
- Killip, E. P. 1938. The American Species of Passifloraceae [concl.]. Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 19(2): 333–613. http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/4066
Catalog Number: US 1422631
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): -. Puiggari
Year Collected: 1883
Locality: Apiahy., São Paulo, Brazil, South America
- Isotype: Killip, E. P. 1927. J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 17: 428.
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Passiflora actinia
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Passiflora actinia
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
P. actinia is an evergreen vine. Native to Brazil, it is a relatively cold tolerant passion flower, and can be seen in gardens in England. Its edible fruit (a passionfruit) is golden orange when ripe, and about 10 cm long.
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