Common name: Cork Passionflower, Small Passionfruit
Passiflora suberosa L. APNI*
Description: Slender vine, with older stems becoming corky.
Leaves usually deeply and acutely lobed, sometimes unlobed, lamina 3–10 cm long; petiole 0.5–2 cm long, with 2 glands near middle; stipules usually 4–6 mm long.
Flowers c. 15 mm diam., pale greenish; petals absent.
Berry globose, c. 15 mm diam., purple-black.
Distribution and occurrence: Sometimes cultivated as an ornamental; occasionally naturalized in disturbed rainforest in warmer areas. Native of S Amer.
NSW subdivisions: *NC, *CC
Other Australian states: *Qld *N.T.
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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