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Passiflora pohlii

Passiflora pohlii is native to Brazil, and is found in the Cerrado, Atlantic Forest and Pantana. Decaloba have quite variable foliage so without flowers ID of these images taken in Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Brazil is not certain. Yero Kuethe suggests it could also be P. urnaefolia, and Alexandre Xavier advises that P. pohlii is widespread in Brazil. This species has a potential agronomic interest due to its tolerance to soil-borne pathogens of Phytophthora sp, which causes damage to passionfruit culture. Read more