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The Giant Granadilla, Barbadine (Trinidad), Giant Tumbo or Badea (Spanish pronunciation: [baˈðe.a]), Passiflora quadrangularis, produces the largest fruit any species within the genus Passiflora. It is a perennial native to the Neotropics, having smooth, cordate, ovate or acuminate leaves; petioles bearing from 4 to 6 glands; an emetic and narcotic root; scented flowers; and a large, oblong fruit, containing numerous seeds, embedded in a subacid edible pulp.
The fruit juice of the badea is used as a beverage.
- Passiflora maliformis (Sweet calabash)
- Passiflora laurifolia (Water lemon)
- Passiflora foetida (Wild water lemon or Stinking passion flower)
- "Taxon: Passiflora quadrangularis L.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2007-06-25. Retrieved 2013-01-30.
- Boning, Charles R. (2006). Florida's Best Fruiting Plants: Natiive and Exotic Trees, Shrubs, and Vines. Sarasota, Florida: Pineapple Press, Inc. p. 169.
- Mendes (1986), p. 10.