Passiflora tarminiana - Coppens & V.E.Barney
Found in South America, Passiflora tarminiana or commonly known as Banana Passionfruit is a high climbing vine characterized by hairy stems and petioles. The leaves are three-lobed and also hairy. The flowers are large and pink, hang downwards, and the base has pale green bracts. The deep yellow to orange, oblong, aromatic fruits are eaten raw or made into desserts or drinks. Banana passionfruit is native to tropical South America and now widely cultivated throughout the world. It is also known for other common names such as curuba ecuatoriana, curuba India, curuba ecuatoriana, curuba quite?a, tacso amarillo, tumbo (Per?), and banana p_ka.