Passiflora caerulea

Family Passifloraceae

Species Profile

Species classification Naturalised
Common namesBlue Passion Fruit, Blue Passionflower
SynonymsPassiflora caerulea Lour. (several var.); Passiflora loureiroi G. Don; Passiflora selloi Dehnh.
Growth formVine/scrambler/climber
Seed dispersal morphologyFleshy fruit/Edible/Aril
Maximum height (m)10
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeSouth America
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, QLD, SA, VIC, WA
Exotic range (other)North America, Oceania, Pacific Ocean Islands
Habitat types (exotic)Bushland, Coastal vegetation/sand dunes, Forest, Garden escape, Roadsides, Scrublands/shrublands, Urban areas, gardens and parks, Wastelands
Soil type (exotic)Fertile
Decade of introduction1840

This species is available for purchase online in Australia (current as of May 2013)

Rating [?]

Climate scenario Australia ACT NSW NT QLD SA TAS VIC WA
Current climate 322234203034343424
RCP 8.5 2035 322240183032343424
RCP 8.5 2065 322238183032343416

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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