What kind of Passion Flower

guaflar(6/7)March 17, 2012

I went to Kew Gardens in London a couple of years ago and snapped a picture

at one time i knew the name of it, but it now escapes me.

the flowers were strikingly small. i would guess about the size of a US nickel. unfortunately this is the only picture i can find

Here is a link that might be useful: Passion Flower

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mark4321_gw

You'll have to get the opinion of someone who grows a lot of Decalobas (a subgenus of Passiflora).

My guess would be maybe P. suberosa (???)

Here are a couple photos I found online:

http://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Starr_070404-6651_Passiflora_suberosa.jpg

http://georgiavines.com/optimgs/passiflora/Passiflora_Suberosa2.jpg

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   March 18, 2012 at 1:52AM
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karyn1(7a)

I agree that it's a suberosa with the lobed foliage. Here's two whose blooms are pretty much identical but one has unlobed foliage. The mature stems of both should have a whitish corky covering, hence the common name "Corkystem Passion Flower".

suberosa lobed foliage

pallida unlobed foliage

    Bookmark   March 28, 2012 at 7:55AM
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