poroporo


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Synonyms for poroporo

Australian annual sometimes cultivated for its racemes of purple flowers and edible yellow egg-shaped fruit

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Passiflora ligularis (Passifloraceae) poroporo o curaba GT58 Passiflora mixta tausa (Piperaceae) allivinan GT21 Peperomia sp.
Habitat utilization: Four habitat types were mapped in the study area: 1) evergreen forest (EF) categorized by ojoche (Trophis racemosa), yos (Sapium theolcarpum) and tempisque (Mastichodendron capiri); 2) overgrown pasture (OP) characterized by jaragua grass (Hyparrhenia rufa) grass with scattered guacimo trees (Guazuma ulmnifolia), cornizuelo (Acacia cornigera), and poroporo (Cochlospermum vitifolium; 3) mowed pastures (P)(grasses) surrounding the administration area (a swampy pasture formed in a lowland area), and 4) a 4-5 year old thicket of guacimo (GT)(Guazuma ulmnifolia) trees (Table 1).
A microsporidian pathogen of the poroporo stem borer, Sceliodes cordalis (Dbld) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).