Passiflora


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passiflora

(ˌpæsɪˈflɔːrə)
n
(Plants) a plant of the genus Passiflora. Also called: passionflower
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Noun1.passiflora - type genus of the PassifloraceaePassiflora - 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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This result has, also, been confirmed by other observers in the case of Hippeastrum with its sub-genera, and in the case of some other genera, as Lobelia, Passiflora and Verbascum.
25mg/kgbw) orally through oral intragastric tube, for a period of 30 days, group 4 rats were induced with diabetes as mentioned in group 2 and treated with Passiflora ligularis (400mg/kgbw) orally for a period of 30 days, group 5 rats were treated with Passiflora ligularis alone (400 mg/kg bw) orally for a period of 30 days, and the fruit aqueous extract (400 mg/kg) was given orally through intragastric tube for 30 days.
In the greenhouse, winter-prune climbers such as passiflora and bougainvillea.
Passiflora hybrids with ornamental potential have been cultivated for this purpose in various countries in the northern hemisphere, where the climate does not favour the breeding of tropical species.
Passiflora edulis Sims (passion fruit) leaves methanol extract toxicity in rats.
Other herbs that can help with the symptoms of stress are Passiflora, a mild sedative, Avena sativa (oats), which has a calming effect and helps to reduce emotional pressure and instability, and Valerian to help reduce muscle tension and restore restful sleep.
Keywords: Antifungal protein; Passiflora edulis; [beta]-Lactoglobulin
Passiflora cincinnata, Passiflora mucronata, Passiflora giberti, Passiflora morifolia and Passiflora edulis (control) developed in polyvinyl chloride tubes of 100 mm in diameter and 150 cm in height, in order to assess plant height, leaf area, number of secondary roots, stem diameter, taproot lenght, root system volume, absolute growth rate, relative growth rate, net assimilation rate, leaf mass ratio and root mass ratio, at 30, 45, 60, 75, 90 and 105 days after transplanting.
Microsporogenesis of three species of subgenus Passiflora (Passiflora, Passifloraceae) from Paraguay.