Purple Passion Fruit

Passiflora pinnatistipula

General Information

The gulupa, is an exotic fruit belonging to the passifloracea family, it is native to the North of Brazil, the South of Colombia and North of Peru. It is a woody and climbing plant, with pink and reddish flowers known as the crown of Christ or the passion flower. Its fruit is round and can vary between green, yellow or purple, depending on its degree of maturity.

Purple Passion Fruit

Latin name: Passiflora pinnatistipula
Family plant name: Passifloraceae
Origin: North Brazil and Peru, South Colombia

Nutrition Facts
9 servings per container
Serving size 100

Amount per serving
Calories 100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 15g 50%
Total Sugars 7g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 1g

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 0mg 0%
Iron 6mg 34%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 50%

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.

What properties does the Gulupa have?

It is a fruit rich in vitamins and minerals, provides fiber and is low in calories. Contains phosphorus, calcium, vitamins A, B, and C, and plenty of water. It is considered as a fruit with many antioxidant properties.


  1. Helps our digestión
  2. Prevents constipation thanks to the fiber it provides
  3. Reduces high levels of cholesterol
  4. It reduces glucose levels
  5. Its considered as a powerful antioxidant fruit
  6. Regualtes blood pressure
  7. Helps you to have a good sleep
  8. Reduces stress levels
  9. Works as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory



This tropical and exotic fruit is perfect to mix with other fruits, juices or smoothies, it can also be consumed cutting it in half.

The best way to enjoy the spectacular bittersweet flavor of the gulupa is to open the fruit in half and eat the gelatinous pulp and the seeds, with the help of a spoon.