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    Taxonomic name: Passiflora edulis Sims
    Synonyms:
    Common names: fruit de la passion, grenadelle, grenadine, passion fruit, passionflower, purple granadilla, purple passion fruit
    Organism type: vine, climber
    Passiflora edulis is a vigorous vine that can reach 15 metres in length. Cultivated for its fruit, Passiflora edulis has naturalised and become invasive in many countries, including New Zealand and South Africa. Its seeds are dispersed by animals, such as wild pigs in Hawaii.
    Occurs in:
    agricultural areas, natural forests, ruderal/disturbed, scrub/shrublands
    Geographical range
    Native range: South America.
    Known introduced range: Pacific islands (Cook Islands, Micronesia, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Niue, New Zealand, Tonga, Solomon Islands), South Africa, Indian Ocean (PIER, 2006).
    Compiled by: Comité français de l'UICN (IUCN French Committee) & IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)
    Last Modified: Monday, 16 August 2010


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland