Passiflora bryonioides Kunth
Family: Passifloraceae
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Plant: Perennial tendril-climbing vine; (0.5-)1-2 m long, with annual stems from thickened roots, pubescent to short hirsute throughout, with uncinate trichomes Leaves: (3-)5-lobed, not variegated, the margins serrate to serrate incised or lobed; laminar nectaries absent or 1-2 per sinus, submarginal; petioles 2 glandular in distal quarter; stipules widely falcate to narrowly ovate auriculate, long caudate, entire INFLORESCENCE: with peduncles paired or solitary, arising colateral to the tendril; peduncles articulate distal to the bracts; bracts in ours setaceous to foliaceous or pinnatifid; bracts 2-7 mm long, 0.2-0.6 mm wide, setaceous to linear lanceolate Flowers: ca. 2.5-4.5 cm in diameter, whitish with purplish bands on corona; sepals slightly longer than petals; coronal filaments 1 series, 7-12 mm long; ovary glabrous Fruit: FRUITS berries, 3-4.5 cm long, 2-2.5 cm wide, ovoid, conical at apex, pale green with green stripes, whitish apically; SEEDS minutely pitted, arillate, dark, compressed Misc: Riparian, shrub transition; 1100-1250 m (3600-4100 ft); Jun-Sep (fr. Aug-Oct) REFERENCES: MacDougal, John M. 2001. Passifloraceae. J. Ariz. - Nev. Acad. Sci. Volume 33(1).
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Sky Jacobs  
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Erik Enderson  
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Erik Enderson  
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