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Passiflora biflora

Family Name: Passifloraceae
Common Name: Twin-flowered Passionvine
Full Sun: 6-8h Lots of Water Ornamental Flowers Climber, Vine and Liana


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Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Climber, Vine & Liana


Native Distribution Tropical America

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form A herbaceous vine, it has a twining growth form and climbs with the aid of tendrils. 
Foliage The bilobate leaves are simple and can grow up to 10cm long and wide. It has 3 conspicuous sub-veins  spreading outwards from the base, the leaf lobes are ovate to lanceolate in shape. 
Flowers The bisexual flowers grow up to 3.5cm wide, the sepals are white on the inner surface and light green on the outer surface.  The petals are white, the corona filaments are arranged in two rows and are yellow in colour, the outer filaments are angled and dilated around the middle.
Fruits The fruit is a globose to ovoid berry and turns bluish-black when ripe.   

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Lots of Water
Propagation Method Seed


Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower & Plant Sexuality 1 Bisexual Flowers
Flower Colour(s) White, Yellow / Golden
Flower Location Axillary

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Master ID 168
Species ID 1464
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Species record last updated on: 16 May 2019.