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Yellow Passion Fruit, Maracuja
Passifloraceae
Passiflora edulis


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Passifloraceae Family

Passiflora Genus

Location

Brazil

Physical Description
Passiflora edulis or passion fruit is a plant cultivated commercially in frost-free areas for its fruit. It is native to South America and widely grown in India, New Zealand, the Caribbean, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Indonesia,Peru, California, Florida, Hawaii, Australia, East Africa, Israel and South Africa. The passion fruit is round to oval, yellow or dark purple at maturity, with a soft to firm, juicy interior filled with numerous seeds. The fruit can be grown to eat or for its juice, which is often added to other fruit juices to enhance aroma.


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Passifloraceae
Malpighiales
Malpighi Order
Oxid Clad
Oxid-Faba
Fabidae
Bean-Like Class
Eurosids
Real Rose Class
Rosids
Rosids
Rose-Like Class
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

In Brazil, passion fruit mousse is a common dessert, and passion fruit seeds are routinely used to decorate the tops of certain cakes. Passion fruit juice is also very common.



Yellow Passion Fruit, Maracuja
Yellow Passion Fruit, Maracuja - September 27, 2009



Yellow Passion Fruit, Maracuja
Yellow Passion Fruit, Maracuja - September 27, 2009



Yellow Passion Fruit, Maracuja
Yellow Passion Fruit, Maracuja - September 27, 2009



Yellow Passion Fruit, Maracuja
Yellow Passion Fruit, Maracuja - September 27, 2009

Comment: Yellow Passion Fruit, Maracuja, Passiflora edulis

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Blossom
Blossom
October 01, 2009
I love the fruit juice, it's delicious!!

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