Decaloba pallida M.Roem.
Passiflora aetheoantha Barb.Rodr.
Passiflora albida Ker Gawl.
Passiflora pallida Vell.
Common Name: Maracuja De Restinga
Maracuja de restinga is a vigorous climbing plant with a perennial rootstock. It produces annual to perennial stems that scramble over the ground or clamber into other plants, supporting themselves by means of tendrils[
The edible fruits are greatly appreciated and are gathered from the wild for local consumption[
S. America - Brazil
Forests on the littoral levees[
A plant of lowland areas in the tropics, where it is found at elevations up to 600 metres.
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 fruit is up to 6cm long by 4cm wide[
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