EPPO Global Database

Passiflora mollissima(PAQMO)

Code created in: 2002-08-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PAQMO
  • Preferred name: Passiflora mollissima
  • Authority: (Kunth) Bailey


Venezuela to Peru. Cultivated as an ornamental and for its edible fruits. Introduced in eastern and southern Africa, Mexico

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Murucuia mollissima Sprengel
Passiflora tomentosa Lamarck
Tacsonia mollissima Kunth

Common names
Name Language
banana passion flower English
banana passion fruit English
banana poka English
curuja English
tacso English
tasco English
fleur de la passion banane French
passiflore molle French
tacsonia French
bananadilla Spanish
caruba de Castilla Spanish (BO)
curuba Spanish
curuba castillana Spanish
granadilla cimarrona Spanish (MX)
tacso de Castilla Spanish
tintin Spanish
trompos Spanish
tumbo Spanish
maracujá-banana Portuguese
банановая гранадилла Russian
куруба Russian
пассифлора нежнейшая Russian
страстоцвет мягчайший Russian
тахо Russian