Passiflora stipulata Aubl.

Passionflower


Family: Passifloraceae

Genus: Passiflora

Category: Vine

Zones: Tropical - 10

Growth Rate: Fast

Description: 

White flower with blue to mauve highlights.

History: 

Published in Hist. Pl. Guiane 2: 830: 325 in 1775.

Synonym Passiflora glauca Dryand

Native to South America.

From Bot. Reg. (P. glauca) Aublet, by whom the species was first recorded, found it growing naturally in Cayenne, but did not see the blossom. Introduced in 1779 by Messrs. Lee and Kennedy, of the Hammersmith nursery.

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