EPPO Global Database

Passiflora edulis(PAQED)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PAQED
  • Preferred name: Passiflora edulis
  • Authority: Sims


South America (Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina). Cultivated for its edible fruits. Introduced in Southern Mediterranean (Morocco), Macaronesia (Canary Islands, Madeira), Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), Sudan, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Gabon, Zaïre, East Africa, Angola to Mozalbique,  USA (Florida), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, other parts of South America

Common names
Name Language
common passion fruit English
granadilla English
passion fruit English
passion-fruit vine English
purple granadilla English
eßbare Passionsblume German
Maracuja German
Passionsfrucht German
Purpurgranadilla German
fruit de la passion French
grenadille French
grenadille douce French
maracudja French
passiflore comestible French
granadilla Spanish
granadilla morada Spanish
maracuyá Spanish
parcha cimarrona Spanish
pasionaria Spanish
granadiglia Italian
passiflora Italian
maracujá Portuguese
maracujá-do-campo Portuguese (BR)
maracujá-roxo Portuguese
maracujazeiro-pequeno Portuguese
maracujazeiro-roxo Portuguese
maracujazeiro-vulgar Portuguese
passionsfrukt Swedish
kudamo-no-tokeisô Japanese
pashshonfurutsu Japanese
クダモノトケイソウ Japanese
パッションフルーツ Japanese
гранадилла пурпурная Russian
маракуйя Russian
пассифлора съедобная Russian
страстоцвет съедобный Russian
passionsfrugt Danish
pasjonsfrukt Norwegian
punapassio Finnish
jī dàn guǒ Chinese
鸡蛋果 Chinese
passioni Swahili