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Passion Fruit

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Benefits of including Passionfruit in our diet. Benefits </>
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Main Health Benefits of Passionfruit. Health Benefits
Heart care, Regulates Blood Sugar, Muscle pain relief, Reduces nervous tension and Asthma treatment
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Other General benefits of consuming Passionfruit. General Benefits
Boosts immune system, Controls blood pressure, Digestive aid, Fights against infections and Helps in weight loss
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Benefits of Passionfruit for skin. Skin Benefits
Anti-aging benefits and Skin revitalization
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Benefits of Passionfruit for hair. Hair Benefits
Protects hair
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Allergy of fruits is defined as the damaging Immune response by the body to certain fruits. Passionfruit Allergy
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Allergy symptoms of Passionfruit fruit. Allergy Symptoms
Anaphylaxis, Breathing Difficulty, Decrease In Blood Pressure, Dizziness, Skin Rash, Swelling Of Face and Swelling Of Mouth, Tongue Or Lips
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Undesirable effects of Passionfruit on body. Side Effects
Stressed Heart, Nausea, Vomiting and Possibly Unsafe During Pregnancy
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It tells you whether Passionfruit is allowed for following conditions or not. Recommeded for
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Know whether Passionfruit is allowed for pregnant women or not. Pregnant Women
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Know whether Passionfruit is allowed for lactating women or not. Lactating Women
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Best time to eat Passionfruit. Best Time to Eat
  • Strictly avoid empty stomach
  • Morning time (before lunch)
  • As a snack in the late afternoon
  • Don't consume at night and before bed
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Nutrition is the process of obtaining food or nutrients necessary for growth and health. Nutrition </>
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Serving size of Passionfruit is the amount for which the nutrients present in Passionfruit are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Organic compounds that include sugars, starch and cellulose. Carbs are the primary source of energy. Carbs
23.40 g
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Indigestible part of food that is obtained from plants. Fibers contain substances like cellulose, lignin, pectin and is Important for blood sugar control, Heart health, Skin health, weight loss etc. Fiber
10.40 g
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These are soluble, crystalline, sweet-tasting carbohydrates found in living tissues. Sugar
11.20 g
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16
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Proteins are molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids and are necessary for proper functioning of body cells. Protein
2.20 g
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Protein to Carb Ratio. Protein to Carb Ratio
0.09
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16
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Vitamins are organic compounds and a source of essential amino acids to the body. Vitamins
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A type of Vitamin needed for vision, healthy skin, mucous membranes, bone and tooth growth and to immune system health. Vitamin A (Retinol)
64.00 mcg
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It is a part of an enzyme needed for energy metabolism and is Important for nerve functioning. Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
0.00 mg
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46
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Part of an enzyme important for normal vision and skin health. Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
0.13 mg
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6
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A Vitamin belonging to Vitamin B complex which aids in better blood circulation and energy. Higher amounts of Niacin improves cholesterol levels and lowers cardiovascular risks. Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
1.50 mg
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4
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Part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism and helps in making red blood cells. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxin)
0.10 mg
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15
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Part of an enzyme needed for making DNA and new cells, especially red blood cells. Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)
14.00 mcg
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21
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An Antioxidant and part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism. It’s Important for immune system health and aids in iron absorption. Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
30.00 mg
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28
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An Antioxidant and protects cell walls. Vitamin E (Tocopherole)
0.02 mg
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41
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Part of an enzyme needed for proper blood clotting. Vitamin K (Phyllochinone)
0.70 mcg
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30
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A type of carotenoid composed of long chain of eleven conjugated double bonds which prevents heart diseases and certain types of cancers. Lycopene
0.00 mcg
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9
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These are two types of carotenoids which are yellow to red pigments found in fruits and vegetables. Important for antioxidant functions in the body. Lutein+Zeaxanthin
0.00 mcg
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36
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A highly basic compound important in the synthesis and transport of lipids in the body. Choline
7.60 mg
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13
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Fats are group of natural esters of glycerol and various fatty acids. Fat
0.70 g
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Minerals are solid, naturally occurring inorganic substances that are found in fruits. Minerals
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Potassium helps to maintain the proper acid to base ratios in the body and plays an important role in synthesizing proteins from amino acids. Potassium
348.00 mg
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Iron helps our red blood cells for transportation of oxygen to all parts of the body. Regulates cell growth and cell differentiation. Iron
1.60 mg
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8
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Sodium helps nerve and muscle function and maintains the balance of fluids in body. Sodium
28.00 mg
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2
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Helps to maintain healthy teeth and bones. Also necessary for proper functioning of heart, muscles and nerves. Calcium
12.00 mg
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29
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A type of mineral which helps in normal functioning of muscles and nerves. Also helps regulate the heart beat and to keep bones stronger. Magnesium
29.00 mg
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6
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A type of mineral important to increase the immunity of body and is used to make proteins and DNA. Zinc
0.10 mg
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23
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Phosphorus is very important for the formation of bones and teeth. Phosphorus
68.00 mg
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3
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Copper is needed for synthesis of hemoglobin and proper Iron metabolism. Copper
0.09 mg
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25
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Being an Antioxidant, selenium plays a key role in the body’s detoxification system. Selenium
0.60 mcg
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10
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They are carboxylic acids which consist of a hydrocarbon chain and a terminal carboxyl group, especially any of those present as esters in fats and oils. Fatty Acids
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Type of fatty acid which lowers the levels of cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoproteins) in the blood. Omega 3s
1.00 mg
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Type of fatty acid which plays an important role in cell regulation, structure and protection. Omega 6s
410.00 mg
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3
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They are naturally occurring unsaturated steroid alcohols, typically waxy solids. Important for cell signalling and membrane stability. Sterol
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Amount of water present in 100 gm of Fruits. Water Content
72.93 g
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68
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Mineral nutrients (like calcium, phosphorous, zinc, iron, etc.) make up ash. It is the ultimate residue of food combustion. Ash
0.80 g
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It’s an amount of energy that food provides to our body to fuel the metabolic processes. Calories </>
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Serving size of Passionfruit is the amount for which the calories present in Passionfruit are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits with peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit with Peel
Not Available
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits without peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit without Peel
97.00 kcal
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Calories present in frozen Fruits. Calories in Frozen Form
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Calories present in dried Fruits. Calories in Dried Form
410.00 kcal
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Calories present in canned Fruits. Calories in Canned Form
110.00 kcal
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Calorie count of different Passionfruit items is mentioned ahead. Calories in Foods
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Calorie content in Passionfruit juice. Calories in Juice
51.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Passionfruit jam. Calories in Jam
330.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Passionfruit Pie. Calories in Pie
200.00 kcal
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Features of Passionfruit that make it unique from the other fruits. Characteristics </>
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Category to which Passionfruit belongs! Type
Tropical
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Time of the year when Passionfruit is available. Season
All Seasons
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Different types of Passionfruit. Varieties
Australian Purple, Common Purple, Kapoho Selection, Pratt Hybrid, University Selection No. B-74, Waimanalo Selection and Yee Selection
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It tells you whether the fruit is available in seedless form or not. Seedless Variety
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Different colors in which Passionfruit is found. Color
Purple and Yellow
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The color observed after peeling/cutting a fruit. Inside Color
Yellow
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External appearance of Passionfruit. Shape
Oval
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How Passionfruit feels in your mouth! Texture
Juicy
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Taste of Passionfruit. Taste
Sweet and Tart
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The place where scientists have traced the genesis of Passionfruit. Origin
Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay
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It gives you an idea about the growing environment required needed for the fruit. Grows on
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Cultivation is defined as the process of production of food by preparing the land to grow crops. Passionfruit Cultivation
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Type of soil required for proper cultivation of Passionfruit. Soil Type
Sandy Loam
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It gives the range of pH level of soil. Soil pH
6.5-7.5
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Environmental Conditions required to grow Passionfruit. Climatic Conditions
Frost Free, Sunny and Warm
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Interesting facts about Passionfruit. Facts </>
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Unique and engaging Information about Passionfruit. Facts about Passionfruit
  • Passion fruit tree can grow up to 20 feet in a year.
  • More than 200 species of passion fruit are found near Amazon river.
  • Oil extracted from its seeds is used in various cosmetics.
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It will tell you whether following beverages can be made from Passionfruit or not. Passionfruit In Alcoholic Beverages
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Wine made from Passionfruit. Wine
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Use of Passionfruit in Beer. Beer
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Know whether spirits can be made with Passionfruit or not. Spirits
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Know whether cocktails can be made with Passionfruit or not. Cocktails
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Names of major countries known for growing Passionfruit. Production
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Country that ranks first in gross production of Passionfruit. Top Producer
Brazil
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Other countries that are known producers of Passionfruit. Other Countries
Colombia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Kenya and Peru
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Country which imports Passionfruit on a large scale. Top Importer
Brazil
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Country which exports Passionfruit on largest scale Top Exporter
Ecuador
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A recognized latin name given to fruits, consisting of a genus and species. Scientific name helps avoiding misunderstandings which can arise by common names. Scientific Name </>
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Botanical Name of Passionfruit. Botanical Name
Passiflora edulis
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The alternate name of Passionfruit. Synonym
Passiflora edulis f. edulis or Passiflora edulis f. flavicarpa
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Scientific Classification or Taxonomy is the science of defining groups of living things on the basis of shared characteristics. Classification </>
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A domain of organisms having cells each with a distinct nucleus within which the genetic material is contained. Domain
Eukarya
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A Taxonomic category which groups together all forms of life having certain fundamental characteristics in common. Kingdom
Plantae
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A taxonomic category of related organisms constituting a major division of a kingdom. Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
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A rank that if treated as a division of a genus is deemed to be of subgeneric rank for the nomenclature purpose. Division
Magnoliophyta
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It is a taxonomic group comprised of organisms that share a common attribute. Class
Magnoliopsida
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A taxonomic category of organisms, a subdivision of a class which ranks above an order. Subclass
Dillenhidae
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Its nothing but a taxonomic rank used in the classification of organisms and recognized by the nomenclature codes. Order
Malpighiales
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Taxonomic category which groups one or more genera, especially sharing a common attribute. Family
Passifloraceae
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A category of biological classification ranking between the family and the species, comprising structurally or phylogenetically related species or an isolated species exhibiting unusual differentiation. Genus
Passiflora
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It is a group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. Species
P. edulis
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Generic group of Passionfruit. Generic Group
Passion Flower
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What are the General Benefits of Passionfruit?

Significance of fruits in human diet is well recognized and these natural foods are equally appreciated for their high nutritional value. Talking about Passionfruit Nutrition, it is full of vital nutrients required for our overall fitness and health. What are the general benefits of Passionfruit? Some of the general health benefits of this fruit are: heart care, regulates blood sugar, muscle pain relief, reduces nervous tension and asthma treatment. Fruits also contribute well as a remedy for various hair problems. The hair benefits of this fruit are: protects hair. Intolerance to certain fruits or their excess consumption can lead to allergies or side effects. The side effects of this fruit are stressed heart, nausea, vomiting and possibly unsafe during pregnancy. Therefore, despite the taste and nutritional value of fruits, it is essential to consume them as per our health requirement. Keep reading to learn about Passion fruit which includes its nutrition, taxonomy, benefits and unique facts!

Nutrition details of Passionfruit

It is important to know the nutrition details of Passionfruit to get a thorough understanding about its benefits. How many calories are present in this fruit? Calories are responsible for the energy we obtain from fruits. Talking about Passion fruit, for a serving size of 100 g, the amount of calories in fresh fruit without peel is: Not Available and calories in frozen fruit are Not Available. Thus, we can say that Passionfruit belongs to High Calorie Fruits. Taking calories in foods into consideration, calorie content in Passionfruit jam is 330.00 kcal. For 100 g of serving size, the amount of carbs in Passionfruit are 23.40 g. Fibers are the integral part of fruit nutrition. The fiber content of this fruit is 10.40 g. Fruits high in Vitamin C are always recommended by doctors and dietitians. Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C in Passionfruit in 30.00 mg. Talking about the essential minerals, the amount of potassium and calcium present are 348.00 mg and 12.00 mg.

Passionfruit Taxonomy

Passionfruit taxonomy refers to the botanical classification of this fruit. The botanical name of Passion fruit (Passiflora edulis) holds great importance in Scientific Classification of Passionfruit as it is a combination of genus (Passiflora) and species (P. edulis). The class and subclass of this fruit is Magnoliopsida and Dillenhidae. Family is a major taxonomic rank in classification of a fruit and is classified between order and genus. Family of Passionfruit is Passifloraceae. Fruits with similar family possess similar characteristics.

Interesting facts about Passionfruit

Fruits have been a prominent part of human diet since ages! We eat fruits in raw, stored, canned form and even use them in various recipes. All of us have a basic idea about the characteristics of this fruit but there are some interesting facts about Passionfruit that are still unknown to many of us. Some of the intriguing Passionfruit Facts are:

  • Passion fruit tree can grow up to 20 feet in a year.
  • More than 200 species of passion fruit are found near Amazon river.
  • Oil extracted from its seeds is used in various cosmetics.

Nowadays, hybridization of fruits has given rise to different varieties of fruits. The varieties of this fruit are Australian Purple, Common Purple, Kapoho Selection, Pratt Hybrid, University Selection No. B-74, Waimanalo Selection and Yee Selection. It is not available in seedless variety.