Passiflora suberosa L.
  • Sp. Pl.
  • maracujazinho


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Passiflora suberosa L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000480120. Accessed on: 19 Sep 2020'

General Information

Herbaceous vines, 1-4(-10) m long. Stem white or whitish gray, triangular, slender, striate. Petiole 2-4 cm, white strigose, with 2 glands at middle or slightly above; leaf blade 5-5.5(-8) × 5-6(-11) cm, abaxially gray-green, sparsely villous, base cordate, 3-lobed, lobes ovate, apex acute, mucronate. Flowers axillary, solitary or in pairs, light green or white, 1.5-2.5 cm in diam. Sepals 5-8 mm, oblong or lanceolate, outside hispidulous. Petals absent. Corona in 2 series, filamentous, outer series 3-7 mm, inner series ca. 1 mm; operculum plicate, 1-2 mm high; disk 0.5-1 mm; androgynophore 2-4 mm tall. Filaments flat, 1.5-4 mm, free; anthers oblong, 2-3 mm. Ovary subglobose, glabrous; styles 3, almost threadlike, 7-8 mm; stigma capitate. Berry turning bluish black at maturity, subglobose, 1-1.2 cm in diam. Fl. Aug-Sep, fr. Sep-Nov. 2n = 24.

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    Passiflora suberosa ssp. litoralis (Kunth) Porter-Utley, ined.; P. litoralis Kunth.

    Tallos suberosos en su parte inferior, glabros a puberulentos. Hojas extremadamente variables, desde elípticas hasta 3-lobadas, hasta 11 cm de largo y 5 cm de ancho cuando elípticas y hasta 5 cm de largo y 7 cm de ancho cuando profundamente lobadas, lobos agudos, base redondeada a truncada, glabras a puberulentas; pecíolos 0.5–4 cm de largo, con un par de glándulas conspicuas y estipitadas en la mitad superior; estípulas lineares. Inflorescencias solitarias o apareadas, con 1–varias flores, brácteas diminutas, caducas; flores 1–2 (–3) cm de ancho, verdosas con la corona amarilla y morada; sépalos 0.5–1 cm de largo; pétalos ausentes; corona 2-seriada. Frutos globosos, 0.6–1.5 cm de diámetro, morado obscuros o negros, glabros; semillas reticuladas.

    Ocasional en bosques siempreverdes en las zonas norcentral y atlántica; 0–1300 m; fl y fr sep–nov; Moreno 19449, Stevens 18533; Estados Unidos (sur de Florida y Texas) hasta Argentina.

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    Slender climbers, glabrous to densely puberulent, the base of the stems more or less corky. Leaves petiolate, simple, basifixed, extremely variable, usually definitely 3-lobed, the central lobe longer, rarely almost entire 3-12 cm. long, 2-9 cm. broad, not ocellate or very inconspicuously so; petioles 1-2 cm. long, inconspicuously glandular near the juncture with the leaf blade; stipules inconspicuous and linear. Inflorescences usually paired, each bearing a single small, greenish flower; peduncles filiform, 1-2 cm. long, jointed almost directly beneath the flower; bracts very minute. Flowers about 1-3 cm. in diameter; sepals lanceolate, 0.5-1.5 cm. long, not corniculate; petals absent; filaments of the corona in 2 series, the outer about half as long as the sepals. Fruit globose, deep purple, 0.5-1.5 cm. in diameter.

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    Morphology

    Androgynophore 2–4 mm..

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    Corona threads in 2 series, 2–6 mm.; operculum (inner corona) plicate, minutely fimbriate; disk annular.

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    Petals absent.

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    Hypanthium saucer-shaped, 3–5 mm. wide; sepals ovate to lanceolate, subobtuse, 5–10 mm.

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    Flowers 1–2 cm. in diameter, pale greenish yellow.

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    Stipules linear, 5–8 mm.

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    Inflorescences sessile, 1–2-flowered, with a central tendril, simple, 3–12 cm.; pedicels 1–2 cm., jointed about half-way; bracts setaceous, caducous, ± 1 mm.

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    Filaments ± subulate, 2–3 mm.; anthers 1–2 mm.

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    Climber or creeper to 6 m., perennial, glabrous, glabrescent or pubescent to various degrees; stem ± angular, corky when older.

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    Ovary subglobose-ellipsoid, 1–2 mm., glabrous; styles 2–3 mm.

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    Leaf-blades entire or usually 3-lobed up to four-fifths, subcircular to ovate or oblong in outline, base rounded or cordate, 4–10 by 4–14 cm., 3–5-nerved from base, membranous or subcoriaceous; lobes triangular to lanceolate, top acute to acuminate; margin entire; petiole 0.5–4 cm., with 2 small obconical or wart-like glands at about the middle; blade-glands usually absent.

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    Fruit a berry, subglobose, 0.8–1.5 cm. in diameter, glabrous, purple-blackish.

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    Seeds several–many, subovoid, 3–4 mm. long.

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    Habit

    Liana/volúvel/trepadeira

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    • Distribution

      Peninsular Florida and southern Texas; Mexico to Brazil and Argentina; Ba- hamas; Antilles; introduced in the Old World tropics. Lowland thickets. MeWon- cillo; huevo de gallo.

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      Distribution Map

       
      • Native distribution
      Found in
      • Southern America Brazil Roraima
      • Alagoas
      • Bahia
      • Ceará
      • Maranh
      • Paraába
      • Pernambuco
      • Rio Grande do Norte
      • Sergipe
      • Paraní
      • Rio Grande do Sul
      • Santa Catarina
      • Espirito Santo
      • Minas Gerais
      • Rio de Janeiro
      • São Paulo
      • Brazilia Distrito Federal
      • Goiás
      • Mato Grosso
      • Mato Grosso do Sul

      Synonyms

      Other Local Names

      NameLanguageCountry
      maracujazinhoPortuguese
      maracujá-mirimPortuguese
      uva-do-matoPortuguese
      maracujá-miudinhoPortuguese
      maracujá-cortiçaPortuguese
      maracujá-do-matoPortuguese

       Information From

      MBG Floras Images
      http://www.tropicos.org/ImageSearch.aspx
      Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
      • A Missouri Botanical Garden
      Flora de Panama
      http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
      Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
      • B Missouri Botanical Garden
      Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020
      http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br
      Brazil Flora G (2014): Brazilian Flora 2020 project - Projeto Flora do Brasil 2020. v393.147. Instituto de Pesquisas Jardim Botanico do Rio de Janeiro. Dataset/Checklist. doi:10.15468/1mtkaw
      • C Group Brazil Flora, REFLORA Program
      Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
      http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
      'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
      • D Missouri Botanical Garden
      Flora de Nicaragua
      http://www.tropicos.org/projectwebportal.aspx?projectid=7&pagename=Home&langid=66
      WD Stevens, CU Ulloa, A Pool and OM Montiel. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2001
      • E Missouri Botanical Garden
      Passifloraceae
      World Flora Online Data. 2017.
      • F CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
      Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
      https://www.kew.org/science/who-we-are-and-what-we-do/strategic-outputs-2020/plants-of-the-world-online
      http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
      • G
      World Flora Online consortium
      http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
      World Flora Online Data. 2018.
      • H CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).