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KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderMalpighialesA broad group encompassing 16,000 species
FamilyPassifloraceaeNamed from passion flowers, also includes maypop and various trees, shrubs and vines
GenusPassifloraFrom Latin passio, “passion,” and flos, “flower”

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Passiflora description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 8 Apr 2011.

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Passiflora

Yellow Passion-flower (Passiflora) · Either Passiflora citrina or P. lutea. · 8/19/2001 · Memphis, TN · By Tim Chandler Species not yet identified