Passiflora subpeltata Ort.

Frost-tender climbing perennial with trilobed leaves up to 8cm wide and wholly green-white or creamy white flowers, to 5cm across, in spring and summer, followed by ovoid, greenish fruits, to 4cm across.  [RHSD, Hortus].

Horticultural & Botanical History

Introduced to Britain in 1830.  [JD].

History at Camden Park

Listed only in the 1857 catalogue [T.717/1857].


Now naturalised in rainforest in the Sydney region and considered a significant weed in warmer parts of Australia.  [FNSW, Beadle].

In describing Passiflora glauca Willd., the botanical Register gives Passiflora stipulata Aubl. as a synonym, but this is not Passiflora subpeltata Ort.

Published Jan 31, 2010 - 09:31 AM | Last updated Jul 29, 2010 - 02:08 PM

More details about Passiflora subpeltata Ort.
Family Passifloraceae
Region of origin

South America

  • Passiflora alba Link & Otto
  • Passiflora stipulata Aubl. sensu Griseb.
  • Passiflora adenophylla Mast.
  • Passiflora atomaria Planch
Common Name

White passionflower

Name in the Camden Park Record

Passiflora alba 

Confidence level high