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Scientific Name: Passiflora (incl. hybrids)
Pronunciation: pass-ih-FLORE-uh
Common Name: passion flower, passion vine
Family Name: Passifloraceae
Plant Type: Vine or climber, Flowering pot plant, Indoor foliage plant
Key ID Features: Leaves alternate, 3(-5) lobed; flowers up to 10 cm wide, with 10 coloured sepals, many corona filaments, 5 large stamens, and pistil with 3 stigma branches.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Arching
Form: Climbing
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:3 - 5m
Spread:1.5 - 2.0m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Indoor plant, Screening
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars shown or on campus include P 'Amethyst' (leaves with three lobes).
passion flower, passion vine
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Lobed, Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Leathery, Palmate venation
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Fall: Dark-green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Orbicular
Apices: Rounded
Bases: Cordate
Margins: Entire, Palmately lobed
Additional Info: most are deeply 3-lobed

Inflorescence Type:
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:11+
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Purple, Dark-red, Blue, Pink, Red, White, Violet, (purple to purple-blue with green anthers)
Flower Time at Peak: Aug, Sep, Oct

Fruit Type: Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Berry (true)
Fruit Colour: Orange, Black
Fruiting Time: Oct, Nov
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant, unlikely to form
Bark Morphology: Lightly fissured
Bark or Stem Colour: Red, Brown
Organ Modifications: Tendrils

Propagation: Softwood cuttings
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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