Cieca sururuca (Vell.) M.Roem.
Passiflora sururuca Vell.
Common Name: Sururuca
Sururuca is a 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 in the plant's native range, where they are gathered from the wild[
S. America - Brazil.
Shrubby areas and forests of the littoral levees[
A plant of low to moderate elevations in the tropics.
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 an acidic flavour[
]. The fruit is about 6cm in diameter[
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