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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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.
Derived from the flowers of the butterfly pea plant, the extract can be infused into syrups and spirits.
But several are discovering the magic of butterfly pea powder, a natural dye derived from the flowers of the butterfly pea plant.