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pas·si·flo·ra in·car·na·ta

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  1. maypop, Passiflora incarnatanoun

    of southern United States; having an insipid berry the size of a hen egg


  1. Passiflora incarnata

    Passiflora incarnata, commonly known as maypop, purple passionflower, true passionflower, wild apricot, and wild passion vine, is a fast-growing perennial vine with climbing or trailing stems. A member of the passionflower genus Passiflora, the maypop has large, intricate flowers with prominent styles and stamens. One of the hardiest species of passionflower, it is both found as a wildflower in the southern United States and in cultivation for its fruit and striking bluish purple blooms. Passiflora incarnata fruit contain many seeds, each surrounded by an aril holding edible juice, and this juice can be consumed fresh or used to flavor processed products.


  1. passiflora incarnata

    Passiflora incarnata, also known as purple passionflower or maypop, is a fast-growing perennial vine with climbing or trailing stems. Belonging to the Passifloraceae family, it is native to the southeastern United States but is found in various other parts of the world as well. It is known for its unique flowers with purple, white and blue hues, and its yellow, oval-shaped edible fruits. This species has a long history of use in herbal medicine, particularly for treating anxiety and insomnia.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of passiflora incarnata in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of passiflora incarnata in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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