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Passiflora foetida var. gossypiifolia (Cottonleaf passionflower)
Anderson, Wynn

Passiflora foetida var. gossypiifolia

Passiflora foetida L. var. gossypiifolia (Desv. ex Ham.) Masters

Cottonleaf Passionflower, Corona De Cristo

Passifloraceae (Passion-Flower Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I)


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2 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Stems climbing, up to about 12 feet long.
Fruit: A berry, green, greenish-yellow or orange at maturity.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec



Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0471 Collected Jun 29, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0767 Collected Sep 4, 1993 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0999 Collected Oct. 12, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0514 Collected Jul 4, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

4 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium


Bibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski

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Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Passiflora foetida var. gossypiifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Passiflora foetida var. gossypiifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Passiflora foetida var. gossypiifolia


Record Modified: 2023-01-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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