Pictures of Today's Flowers (and some Fruit)

rodrifc(10A)October 23, 2013

Passiflora edmundoi x miersii (from Butterfly World):

Passiflora loefgrenii:

Passiflora cincinnata:

Passiflora 'Cherry Tart' - Passiflora cupraea x (hybrid of yucatanensis and biflora):

Passiflora quadrangularis:

Passiflora quadrangularis fruit (open pollinated- most likely with pollen of Passiflora x decaisneana or Passiflora 'Royale'):

Passiflora holosericea fruit (most likely self-pollinated):

Passiflora 'Royale' flower and fruit (hand-pollinated with Passiflora quadrangularis pollen):

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booshified

those look beautiful

    Bookmark   October 24, 2013 at 4:46PM
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mark4321_gw

Your P. quadrangularis fruit is reminiscent of some that made the news a while back, growing in Brazil. Is this a special strain, or just regular P. quadrangularis?

Great photos. I particularly like Passiflora edmundoi x miersii

Here is a link that might be useful: Odd P. quadrangularis fruits in Brazil

    Bookmark   October 24, 2013 at 7:54PM
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msmorningsong(SW FL 10A)

Gorgeous. Great photography skills.

    Bookmark   October 25, 2013 at 11:24AM
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rodrifc(10A)

That is indeed a very "special" strain, isn't it? The original fruit from Cuba from which I got the seeds had the same shape as the picture I posted, and the first few fruits my vine produced also had this shape. Curiously, however, all the fruit it is producing now are not deformed, as shown in the pictures below:

Thank you MsMorningSong, the pictures are only some of many dozens, so for every good one there were many not-so-good ones. I think taking pictures like these is always easy, since flowers never complain about having to wait for many retakes. :)

    Bookmark   November 23, 2013 at 3:24PM
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piksi_hk(9)

Oh, Wow! Never seen any of these passifloras; I only have the P. cerulea growing at present.

    Bookmark   November 29, 2013 at 6:38PM
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hawaiiponder34

that's beautiful flowers and fruits:-)

    Bookmark   January 23, 2014 at 2:10AM
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