Passiflora pinnatistipula

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Passiflora pinnatistipula
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Passifloraceae
Genus: Passiflora
Species: P. pinnatistipula
Binomial name
Passiflora pinnatistipula

Passiflora pinnatistipula, commonly known as poro poro is a climbing perennial that grows in the Cajamarca region of Peru.

It is listed on the Ark of Taste with other San Marcos Andean Fruits that are in danger of extinction. It produces impressive flowers and yellow fruit with an oblong shape containing lots of small seeds. The flesh is remiscent of an orange and is used for beverages, jams, sorbets and salad dressing.[1]

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-04-15. Retrieved 2012-06-26.

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