Banana Passionfruit

Passiflora mollisima

General Information

It belongs to the Pasifloraceae family, it is considered a wild fruit from the Andean areas of South America. It is highly produced in Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Venezuela and New Zealand.

This fruit is also known as taxo, tumbo or parcha, it has a strong yellow skin that turns orange when it has ripened, it has a gelatinous and acidic pulp with abundant seeds, its aroma is quite pleasant.

It is grown between 1800 and 3500 meters above sea level.

Banana Passionfruit

Latin name: Passiflora mollisima
Family plant name: Passifloraceae
Origin: South America

Nutrition Facts
1 servings per container
Serving size 100

Amount per serving
Calories 25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 10mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 1g

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 0mg 0%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 3mg 1%
Vitamin A 11%
Vitamin C 20%
Phosphorus 2%

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Is a very important fruit in the diet, it has a high content of vitamins A, B, and C, fiber, calcium, phosphorus and iron. It has a high antioxidant potential. It also has a high percentage of water, and soothing and sedative properties


  • Improves healing: Due to its enzyme content, it helps the production of platelets that stop bleeding. To acquire this benefit, you can consume the fruit or apply it directly to the wound.
  • Improves the immune system: It strengthens resistance to infections, colds and flu.
  • Prevents anemia
  • Take care of our skin: Due to its high content of vitamin C and antioxidant properties, its consumption helps to hydrate and moisturize our skin, prevents the appearance of wrinkles, blemishes and improves elasticity.
  • Reduces headaches and stress levels: This is due to its antioxidant content and low calorie content.
  • Improves digestion: It is high in fiber and water, this speeds up our metabolism and cleanses our intestines.
  • Counteracts fluid retention
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Take care of our hair
  • Take care of our eye health



The banana passionfruit  has many uses, it can be consumed in juices, desserts, jams, creams, smoothies and even wines.

To better enjoy its flavor and benefits, it is recommended to wash it, cut it in half and extract its pulp with the help of a spoon.