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passifloraceous

/ (ˌpæsɪflɔːˈreɪʃəs) /
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adjective
of, relating to, or belonging to the Passifloraceae, a tropical and subtropical family of climbing plants including the passionflowers: the flowers have five petals and threadlike parts forming a dense mass (corona) around the central disc
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Word Origin for passifloraceous

C19: from New Latin Passiflora, the type genus (passionflower)

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