Passiflora bryonioides

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Passiflora bryonioides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Passifloraceae
Genus: Passiflora
Species: P. bryonioides
Binomial name
Passiflora bryonioides
Kunth.
Synonyms[1][2]
  • Decaloba bryonioides (Kunth) M. Roem.
  • Passiflora bryonifolia Kunth ex Spreng.
  • Passiflora inamoena A. Gray
  • Passiflora karsteniana A. Dietr.
  • Passiflora serrata L.

Passiflora bryonioides is a plant in the genus Passiflora, family Passifloraceae. Common name = "cupped passion flower." It is native to Arizona, Sonora, Chihuahua, Sinaloa and Guanajuato.[3][4][5]

The plant is an annual, tendril-forming vine up to 2 m tall, with palmately-lobed leaves. Flowers are white with purple stripes along the petals. Fruits are pale green and ovoid.[6][7]


References[edit]

  1. ^ The Plant List
  2. ^ Tropicos
  3. ^ Kunth, Karl (Carl) Sigismund, in Humboldt, Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von, et al., Nova Genera et Species Plantarum (quarto ed.) 2: 140–141. 1817
  4. ^ http://swbiodiversity.org/seinet/taxa/index.php?taxon=2424
  5. ^ Laferrière, Joseph E. 1994b. Vegetation and flora of the Mountain Pima village of Nabogame, Chihuahua, Mexico. Phytologia 77:102-140.
  6. ^ MacDougal, John M. 2001. Passifloraceae. J. Ariz. – Nev. Acad. Sci. Volume 33(1).
  7. ^ MacDougal, J. M. 1994. Revision of Passiflora subgenus Decaloba section Pseudodysosmia (Passifloraceae). Systematic Botany Monographs 41: 1–146.