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Passiflora incarnata

Passiflora incarnata L.

 

Maypop, Purple Passion Flower

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
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”
Speciesincarnata“Flesh-colored”

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

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Passiflora incarnata (Maypop, Purple Passion Flower)

8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 16 cm)

Passiflora incarnata (Maypop, Purple Passion Flower)

8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
≈ 11 × 7" (28 × 18 cm)

Passiflora incarnata (Maypop, Purple Passion Flower)

5/24/2009 · Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ
≈ 3 × 2" (8.4 × 5.6 cm) ID is uncertain

Passiflora incarnata (Maypop, Purple Passion Flower)

8/23/2004 · Falmouth, ME · By Christopher B. Kent

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