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Passifloraceae


Common names:

May Pops, Passion Fruit, Granadilla, Parche, Maracuja, Lilikoi, Grenadille, Couzou, Lingmangkon, Love in the Mist, Running Pop, Tagua-Tagua, Ke-Pa, Parchita de Culebra, Canizo, Cuguazo, Bombillo, Toque Molle, Fit Weed, Pedon, Cinco-Llagas. (etc.)

Description:

Passifloraceae are almost all perennial herbaceous or woody vines with axillary tendrils, but occasionally annuals, trees or shrubs.

Distribution:

Tropical and Sub-Tropical. About 96% come from the Americas, with only about 20 native species altogether from Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Cultivation:

Passion flowers are very easy to grow outside or as houseplants in appropriate climates. Tropical species require a minimum temperature of 10°C (50°F), but the hardiest subtropical species may survive temperatures as low as -9°C (15°F).

Parts used:

Edible Passion Fruit from various species; P.edulis, P.incarnata . ..
Leaves from P.incarnata and P.rubida are used herbally as soporifics.

Probably Passiflora caerulea - more information about Passiflora caerulea Passiflora caerulea page - shopping cart

Passiflora boenderi

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