Common Name: Maracuja De Cobra
Maracuja de cobra 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 fruit is gathered from the wild and consumed locally, though it is not greatly appreciated[
S. America - Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Bolivia.
Edges of shrubby areas and forests[
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 sweet-tasting pulp with a garlic flavour[
]. The fruits are about 4cm in diameter[
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