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|Family: Passifloraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Passiflora||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Passiflora caerulea L.
Leaf: margin +- entire, occasionally serrate at lobe bases; stipules persistent. Flower: generally erect; corona filaments generally striped white and purple (all white); stigmas +- lobed. Fruit: 3--5 cm, 3--3.5 cm wide, ovoid to ellipsoid, yellow-orange to orange. Chromosomes: n=9.
Ecology: Open woodland, chaparral margins, disturbed areas; Elevation: < 400 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, WTR, PR; Distribution Outside California: native to central South America. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun
Unabridged Note: Cold-hardy to +- -20°C.
eFlora Treatment Author: Douglas H. Goldman
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Citation for this treatment: Douglas H. Goldman 2017. Passiflora caerulea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=36469, accessed on February 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 28, 2017.