Passiflora foetida   Linnaeus,   1753 (Mangrove Plant)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Magnoliophyta
Class: Equisetopsida
Order:Malpighiales
Family:Passifloraceae

Description
Tendril-climbers; stems hispid hairy. Leaves ovate, 3-lobed, ciliate with gland-tipped golden hairs, acuminate at apex, cordate at base; petioles 3-4 cm long, covered with gland-tipped hairs. Flowers 2-6 cm across, white, with bluish-purple corona, axillary solitary; bracts pinnatisect . Berries 2-3 cm across, subglobose, surrounded by persistent bracts.

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Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Banerjee, LK and Roa, TA (2001) Flora of the Mahanadi Delta, Orissa Botanical Survey of India 1-307 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Discover life Available at - http://www.discoverlife.org/

Page last updated on:2011-11-30

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