Definition of Passionflower vine

1. Noun. Any of various chiefly tropical American vines some bearing edible fruit.

Literary usage of Passionflower vine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"... Hoe, Ivy, LIANAS, PASSIONFLOWER, VINE, &c. Clinical Medicine (Gr. kline, ‘a bed') is that department of the art which is occupied with the investigation ..."

2. California Plants in Their Homes: A Botanical Reader for Children by Alice Merritt Davidson (1898)
"... families that belong to this group, and we can cultivate some of the plants in our climate. Some of these foreigners are:—the passionflower vine and ..."

3. Exhibition of Silver Embroidered and Curious Bookbinding: April 16 to May 9 by Grolier Club (1903)
"... over silver-gilt; silver-gilt clasps. (15.9 x 10.2 cm.) A monstrance surrounded with a passionflower vine is carved on the front cover, ..."

4. Circular by Puerto Rico Federal Experiment Station, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Agricultural Experiment Station (Mayaguez) (1918)
"26, A) From tropical America conies the granadilla. a vigorously growing, passionflower vine with very large fruits which are useful in making drinks and ..."

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