passion fruit

views updated

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

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

passion fruit

views updated

passion fruit See PASSIFLORACEAE.