Passiflora biflora

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Two flowered passion flower
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Passifloraceae
Genus: Passiflora
Subgenus: Passiflora
Species: P. biflora
Binomial name
Passiflora biflora
Lam.

Passiflora biflora, the two-flowered passion flower, is a vine with paired peduncles and flowers up to 3.5 cm (1.4 in) wide. It is native to the New World from Mexico to Colombia and Venezuela.[1] In Florida, P. biflora has been classified by the Exotic Pest Plant Council as a non-native species that has the "potential to disrupt native plant communities."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Krings, A., and R.R. Braham. 2005. Guide to Tendrillate Climbers of Costa Rican Mountains. Ames, Iowa: Blackwell Publishing. pp. 94-96.
  2. ^ Wunderlin, R.P., and B.F. Hansen. 2008. Passiflora biflora. Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants, Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa. Accessed online: 31 March 2014.