1. Family: Passifloraceae Juss. ex Roussel
    1. Genus: Passiflora L.
      1. Passiflora morifolia Mast.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Guerrero, Chiapas) to S. Tropical America.

    [FZ]

    Passifloraceae, R. and A. Fernandes. Flora Zambesiaca 4. 1978

    Habit
    Herbaceous perennial climber.
    Stem
    Stems yellowish, inconspicuously 4-angled, grooved, glabrate below, sparingly hispidulous upwards; internodes up to 7 cm. long.
    Leaves
    Leaf-lamina 4–11 × 5–15 cm., 3-lobed, the lobes acute, the median ovate or ovate-lanceolate, usually narrowed at the base, the lateral ones divergent, margin undulate-dentate or denticulate or subentire, deeply cordate at the base, membranous, 3-nerved, dark green and hispidulous above, paler and pilosulous beneath; petiole up to 6 cm. long, flattened, hispidulous or pilosulous, with 2 thickly stipitate glands 1·5 × 0·8–1 mm. within 1 cm. of the apex; stipules c. 6 × 3 mm., ovate, acuminate, minutely hispidulous.
    Peduncles
    Peduncles 1–2 cm. long, solitary or geminate, ± densely hispidulous, not ending in a tendril.
    Bracts
    Bracts 2·5–3 mm. long, setaceous, at c. 1 cm. below the base of the flower, ± approximate.
    Flowers
    Flowers 2–3 cm. in diameter.
    Calyx
    Sepals 10–15 × 3–4 mm., linear-oblong, obtuse, green, densely hispidulous to glabrescent outside, white mottled with red inside, with a 3·5 mm. long horn-like arista below the apex. Calyx-tube patelliform or campanulate.
    Corolla
    Petals 6–8 × 2–4 mm., linear-lanceolate, obtuse, white.
    Corona
    Corona-filaments in a single row, the filaments 5–6 mm. long, filiform, white, banded with blue or violet.
    Operculum
    Operculum membranous, plicate, slightly incurved and crenulate at the margin.
    Nectaries
    Nectar ring annular, placed midway between the Operculum and the base of the gynophore.
    Limen
    Limen membranous, adnate to the floor of the calyx-tube, the margin free.
    Ovary
    Ovary subglobose, densely pubescent.
    Fruits
    Fruit 2 cm. in diameter, globose, hispidulous, glaucous.
    Seeds
    Seeds 4 mm. long, very slightly compressed, obcordate-obovoid, abruptly tapering at the base, coarsely reticulate.
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 500 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Trepadora
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Canary Is., China South-Central, Zimbabwe

    Passiflora morifolia Mast. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 21, 2008 Rico, L. [1213], Bolivia K000295060
    Jan 1, 2003 Tweedie [1174], Tucumán K000036548 holotype
    Dowsett-Lemaire, F. [2510], Mozambique K000614125
    Bang, M. [2272], Bolivia K000036542 Unknown type material
    Patel, H. [s.n.], Mozambique K000614352
    May 29, 2007 Huayalla H. [942], Bolivia Passiflora warmingii K000323426

    First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 13(1): 555 (1872)

    Accepted by

    • Zuloaga, F.O. & Belgrano, M.J. (eds.) (2017). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 17: 1-434. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Milward-de-Azevedo, M.A., Baumgratz, J.F.A. & Gonçalves-Esteves, V. (2012). A taxonomic revision of Passiflora subgenus Decaloba (Passifloraceae) in Brazil Phytotaxa 53: 1-68.
    • Verloove, Fl. & Reyes-Betancort, J.A. (2011). Additions to the flora of Tenerife (Canary islands, Spain) Collectanea Botanica 30: 63-78.
    • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i-viii, 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Launert, E. (ed.) (1978). Flora Zambesiaca 4: 1-658. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Zuloaga, F.O. & Belgrano, M.J. (eds.) (2017). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 17: 1-434. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Milward-de-Azevedo, M.A., Baumgratz, J.F.A. & Gonçalves-Esteves, V. (2012). A taxonomic revision of Passiflora subgenus Decaloba (Passifloraceae) in Brazil Phytotaxa 53: 1-68.
    • Verloove, Fl. & Reyes-Betancort, J.A. (2011). Additions to the flora of Tenerife (Canary islands, Spain) Collectanea Botanica 30: 63-78.
    • Paña-Chocarro, M.C., Espada-Mateos, C., Vera, M., Céspedes, G. & Knapp, S. (2010). Updated checklist of vascular plants of the Mbaracayú Forest Nature Reserve (Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayú), Paraguay Phytotaxa 12: 1-224.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Launert, E. (ed.) (1978). Flora Zambesiaca 4: 1-658. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0