Passiflora aurantia is a small, evergreen climbing plant, attaching itself to the surrounding vegetation by means of tendrils[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food. It is often grown as an ornamental.
Australia - northeastern New South Wales, eastern Queensland; North to New Guinea and east to the western Pacific
|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
Succeeds in full sun and in partial shade. Grows best in a moist but well-drained, fairly rich soil[
Fruit - raw[397. Not especially palatable[
]. Insipid. The pulp surrounding the seeds is eaten. The ellipsoid, purplish fruit is around 30 - 50mm in diameter[
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