passionflower

Definitions of passionflower
  1. noun
    any of various chiefly tropical American vines some bearing edible fruit
    synonyms: passionflower vine
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    Passiflora edulis, granadilla, purple granadillo
    Brazilian passionflower cultivated for its deep purple fruit
    Passiflora ligularis, granadilla, sweet granadilla
    considered best for fruit
    Passiflora quadrangularis, giant granadilla, granadilla
    tropical American passionflower yielding the large granadilla fruit
    Passiflora incarnata, maypop
    of southern United States; having an insipid berry the size of a hen egg
    Jamaica honeysuckle, Passiflora laurifolia, yellow granadilla
    West Indian passionflower; cultivated for its yellow edible fruit
    Passiflora mollissima, banana passion fruit
    cultivated for fruit
    Passiflora maliformis, sweet calabash
    West Indian passionflower with edible apple-sized fruit
    Passiflora foetida, love-in-a-mist, running pop, wild water lemon
    tropical American passion flower with finely dissected bracts; stems malodorous when crushed
    type of:
    vine
    a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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