genus Passiflora


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Noun1.genus Passiflora - type genus of the Passifloraceaegenus Passiflora - type genus of the Passifloraceae  
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Passifloraceae, Passifloraceae, passionflower family - tropical woody tendril-climbing vines
passionflower, passionflower vine - any of various chiefly tropical American vines some bearing edible fruit
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Brazil is considered a center of diversity of the genus Passiflora (MANICA, 1981) due to its wide intra- and inter-specific genetic variability (BELLON et al.
The passion vines, in the genus Passiflora, contain cyanogenic glycosides--essentially sugar compounds hitched to a cyanide group.
Passion Fruit is the popular name given to several species of the genus Passiflora, it presents great diversity of edaphoclimatic conditions and different production cycles, starting the production from the sixth month after planting, which provides producers with revenues distributed by most of the year.