passion fruit

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passion fruit Also known as parchita, granadilla, and water lemon; fruit of the tropical American vine, Passiflora spp. Purple or greenish‐yellow when ripe, it contains watery pulp surrounding small seeds; used in fruit drinks. A 100‐g portion (four fruits, 60 g of edible flesh and pips) is a good source of vitamin C; supplies 20 kcal (85 kJ).

Passiflora edulis

views updated Jun 08 2018

Passiflora edulis (passion fruit, purple granadilla) See PASSIFLORACEAE.

passion fruit

views updated May 23 2018

passion fruit See PASSIFLORACEAE.