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Passiflora foetida L.
    Sp. Pl. 2: 959 (1753).

Distribution: Naturalized in Madagascar

Bioclimate: Humid, Subhumid, Dry

Vegetation Formation: Forest, Anthropic, Coastal Dunes

Elevation (m): 0-499, 500-999

Province: Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga, Toamasina

Protected Areas : Ankarafantsika, Ankarana, Betampona, Manongarivo, Masoala

Note: Widely naturalized mainly at lower elevations, and apparently absent from the Subarid Region. Numerous vars have been described, but it is not clear whether these merit recognition, or which of these are present in Madagascar.

Type(s) of syns and other voucher(s): PHILLIPSON 1916 (MO)

Updated on: 15 Oct. 2008


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