Passiflora corumbaensis Barb.Rodr.
Passiflora perlobata Killip
Common Name: Maracuja Mochila
Maracuja mochila is a herbaceous climbing plant with a perennial rootstock, producing annual or perennial climbing shoots. These shoots scramble over the ground, or clamber into the surrounding vegetation, supporting themselves by means of coiling tendrils.
The edible fruit is greatly appreciated within the plant's native range, where it is gathered from the wild for local consumption[
S. America - Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Venezuela.
Forests and scrubby areas[
Succeeds in a wide range of soils, so long as they are well-drained[
]. Passiflora species tend to flower and fruit more freely when grown in soils of only moderate fertility[
Fruit - raw[
]. A juicy pulp with a sweet flavour[
]. The fruits are about 8cm in diameter[
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