The Gulupa, also known as the passion fruit, belongs to the passionflower family along with Granadilla and Passion fruit.
Its skin is tough with a range of colors from green, purple, brown or red, according to its degree of maturity. Its pulp is gelatinous with an intense orange color with small, black, edible seeds. It has a slightly acidic taste. The skin is not edible.
When galupa is ripe, its skin begins to wrinkle slightly. To consume it, cut in half and remove the pulp with a spoon. The Gulupa is also used to prepare salads, juices, sauces, ice cream and soups.