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Passiflora foetida - Stinking Passion Flower


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English Common Name: Stinking Passion Flower, Fetid Passionflower, Love-in-a-mist

Chinese Name / 中文名: 毛西番莲 (Máo xī fān lián)

Other Local Name: Bunga Letup-letup (Malaysia), Rambusa (Indonesia), Ka Thok Rok (Thailand)

Family Name: Passifloraceae

Scientific Name: Passiflora foetida

Classification: Angiosperms (Flowering Plants)‎ > ‎Magnoliophyta (Flowering Plants Division)‎ > ‎Malpighiales‎ > ‎Passifloraceae (Passion Flower Family)‎ > ‎Passiflora

Origin: South America and West Indies

Growth Habit: Climber

Characteristic: A climber with fruit that can pop.

Uses: May have medicinal properties. The leaves have been used as a dressing for wounds and as an application for skin disease.

Care Requirements: Prefers full sun and lots of watering.

Images Location: Johor, Malaysia

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