Passifloraceae

plural noun Pas·si·flo·ra·ce·ae \ˌpasəfləˈrāsēˌē\

Definition of Passifloraceae

  1. :  a family of tropical woody tendril-climbing vines or erect herbs (order Parietales) mostly with showy flowers distinguished chiefly by a fringed corona borne on the throat of the calyx and with a fruit that is a berry or capsule

passifloraceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of passifloraceae

New Latin, from Passiflora, type genus + -aceae


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