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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Passiflora

apple
crato passionvine
golden bellapple
granadilla
maypop
passiflora
passion fruit
passionflower
sweet calabash
water lemon

Hierarchical position of the Genus Passiflora

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
  
   Subclassis  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
  
   SuperOrdo  Violanae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 237. 1992.
  
   Ordo  Passiflorales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 37. 1829.
  
   Subordo  Passiflorineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 462. 15 Nov 1895.
  
   Familia  Passifloraceae Juss. ex Kunth in Humb.
pub. Bonpl. & Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 2: fol. 100, qu. 126. 8 Dec 18
common name: Passion-flowers
  
   Subfamilia  Passifloroideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 750, 1092, 1130. Jun 1835.
  
   Tribus  Passifloreae DC.
pub. Prodr. 3: 322. mid Mar 1828.
  
   Genus  Passiflora L.
pub. (1753)
common name: passionflower
  

Named members of the Genus Passiflora

1
   Species  affinis Engelm.
common name: bracted passionflower
2
   Species  alata Dryander
common name: passionflower
3
   Species  altocaerulea Lindl.
syn. Passiflora ´┐Żbelotii
4
   Species  anadenia Urban
common name: tropical passionflower
5
   Species  antioquiensis Karsten
common name: passionflower
6
   Species  berteriana Balbis ex DC.
common name: pasionaria de cercas  (Mexico)
7
   Species  bicornis P. Mill.
common name: wingleaf passionflower
8
   Species  biflora Lam.
common name: twoflower passionflower
9
   Species  bilobata Juss.
common name: twolobe passionflower
10
   Species  bryonioides Kunth
common name: cupped passionflower
11
   Species  caerulea L.
common name: bluecrown passionflower
  
12
   Species  caeruleo-racemosa Sabine
common name: passionflower
13
   Species  ciliata Ait.
 
14
   Varietas  riparia C. Wright
common name: fringed passionflower
15
   Species  cincinnata Masters
common name: crato passionvine
16
   Species  coccinea Aubl.
common name: scarlet passionflower
17
   Species  edulis Sims
common name: purple granadilla, passion fruit
  
18
   Species  filipes Benth.
common name: slender passionflower
19
   Species  foetida L.   
 
20
   Varietas  arizonica Killip
common name: Arizonia passionflower
21
   Varietas  foetida
common name: fetid passionflower
22
   Varietas  gossypiifolia (Desv. ex Hamilton) Masters
common name: cottonleaf passionflower
23
   Varietas  hispida (DC. ex Triana & Planch.) Killip
common name: scarletfruit passionflower
24
   Varietas  isthmia Killip
common name: scarletfruit passionflower
25
   Varietas  lanuginosa Killip
common name: scarletfruit passionflower
26
   Varietas  riparia (C. Wright) Killip
syn. Passiflora ciliata var. riparia
27
   Species  gracilis Jacq. ex Link
common name: crinkled passionflower
28
   Species  incarnata L.
common name: purple passionflower, May apple, maypop, passiflora
  
29
   Species  laurifolia L.
common name: golden bellapple, water lemon
  
30
   Species  ligularis Juss.
common name: sweet granadilla
  
31
   Species  lutea L.
common name: passionflower
  
 
32
   Varietas  glabriflora Fern.
syn. Passiflora lutea
33
   Species  maliformis L.
common name: conch apple
34
   Species  manicata (Juss.) Pers.
common name: red passionflower
35
   Species  mexicana Juss.
common name: Mexican passionflower
36
   Species  mixta L. f.
common name: passionflower
37
   Species  mollissima (Kunth) Bailey
common name: banana passionflower, sweet calabash
  
38
   Species  morifolia Masters
common name: woodland passionflower
39
   Species  multiflora L.
common name: whiteflower passionflower
40
   Species  murucuja L.
common name: Virgin Island passionflower
41
   Species  pallens Poepp. ex Masters
common name: pineland passionflower
42
   Species  pallida L.
syn. Passiflora suberosa
43
   Species  pulchella Kunth
syn. Passiflora bicornis
44
   Species  quadrangularis L.
common name: giant granadilla
  
45
   Species  racemosa Brot.
common name: passionflower
46
   Species  rubra L.
common name: dutchman's laudanum
47
   Species  serratodigitata L.
common name: tagua tagua
48
   Species  sexflora Juss.
common name: goatsfoot
49
   Species  suberosa L.
common name: corkystem passionflower
50
   Species  subpeltata Ortega
common name: white passionflower
51
   Species  tenuiloba Engelm.
common name: birdwing passionflower
52
   Species  tuberosa Jacq.
common name: tuberous passionflower
53
   Species  tulae Urban
common name: mountain love in the mist
54
   Species  van-volxemii (Lem.) Triana & Planchon
syn. Passiflora antioquiensis
55
   Species  vitifolia Kunth
common name: perfumed passionflower
56
   Species  warmingii Masters
syn. Passiflora morifolia
57
   Species  x belotii hort. ex Pepin
58
   Species  x colvillii Sweet
common name: Colville's passionflower

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.

 

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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