Passiflora ligularis Juss.

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Passiflora ligularis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Passiflora ligularis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Passiflora ligularis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Passiflora ligularis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Passiflora ligularis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

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Status: Introduced
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Large herbaceous climber, to several meters in height, with stout tendrils. Stems greyish, furrowed. Stipules large, 1-2.5 cm. Leaves ovate, cordate; margin entire; petiole bearing prominent glands (see image no. 3). Flowers 6-9 cm in diameter. Bracts large, c. 3 cm, ovate. Sepals acute. Petals 3 cm, white or pinkish-white. Corona in 5-7 rows, the filaments with white and purple bands. Fruit 6-8 cm, ovoid.
Notes: Reported in FZ 4, 408 as 'probably a garden escape', based on a record by Chase (646) at Black Mountain, Cashel in 1948.It is not known whether there are any other Zimbabwean records of this species.
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Worldwide distribution: Native of Central and South America
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Saturday 13 January 2007
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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Passiflora ligularis

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African Plant Database: Passiflora ligularis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Passiflora ligularis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Passiflora ligularis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Passiflora ligularis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Passiflora ligularis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Passiflora ligularis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Passiflora ligularis
Ispot Southern Africa : Passiflora ligularis
JSTOR Plant Science: Passiflora ligularis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Passiflora ligularis
Tropicos: Passiflora ligularis
West African Plants database: Passiflora ligularis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Passiflora ligularis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=141140, retrieved 31 July 2016

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