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Passiflora incarnata (Passifloraceae): A new fruit crop

Author(s): C. M. McGuire

Month: Apr-Jun
Year: 1999

Publication Type: Review
Journal: Economic Botany
Volume: 53
Issue: 2
Pages: 161-176

Article Topic(s): Ethnobotany,Human Use,Pollination
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Passiflora incarnata (Maypop),


Describes qualities of Passiflora incarnata that would make it a desirable fruit crop. The article also provides information on the reproductive biology and pollination of the species.

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C. M. McGuire. "Passiflora incarnata (Passifloraceae): A new fruit crop." Economic Botany 53.2 (1999): 161-176.

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ISSN: 0013-0001
DOI: 10.1007/BF02866495

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