Clitoria

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Noun1.Clitoria - genus of tropical shrubs or vines having pinnate leaves and large axillary flowers
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Clitoria mariana, butterfly pea - large-flowered wild twining vine of southeastern and central United States having pale blue flowers
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Sip on house libations that extol the beauty of local produce, some even handpicked from our very own organic garden such as the Blue Hour Sour cocktail, made with the mesmerising, colour-changing extract of the native Butterfly Pea plant, as a tribute to the 25-year journey with our island country.
It tackles the possibility of using the flower of the butterfly pea plant (clitoria ternatea) in making low-cost mocktails.
Made from the flowers of the butterfly pea plant, the tea works as a natural dye to color food and drinks blue; it also interacts with the pH of other components so higher-acid ingredients result in a purple beverage.