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