Passiflora quadrangularis L.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 133

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Passiflora quadrangularis L.
status

 

Passiflora quadrangularis L. 

Names.

Myanmar: aka-wadi. English: giant granadilla.

Range.

Native to New Word tropics. Cultivated in Myanmar.

Use.

Root: Used in small doses as a vermifuge; in larger doses, it is poisonous.

Note.

Worldwide medicinal usage, chemical composition, and toxicity of this species are discussed by Duke (1986).

Reference.

Perry (1980).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Passiflora