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Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Malpighiales — the passionflowers and related plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A natural family of tropical woody tendril-climbing vines.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An order of plants of the cohort Passiflorales; the passion-flower family.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tropical woody tendril-climbing vines

Etymologies

Passiflora +‎ -aceae (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Species found on Ankarana include Pachypodium decaryi, Adenia neohumbertii (family Passifloraceae) and several species of Euphorbia: E. ankarensis, E. pachypodiodes, and E. neohumbertii var. neohumbertii.

    Madagascar dry deciduous forests

  • Adenia gummifera Harv of the family Passifloraceae is a distinctive woody climber whose infusions are used as emetics and are said to help with some forms of depression.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

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