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Fruit of the tropical American vine, Passiflora spp; purple passion fruit is Passiflora edulis, yellow is P. flavicarpa, and banana passion fruit or curuba is P. mollisima. A 100‐g portion (four fruits, 60 g of edible flesh and pips) is a good source of vitamin C; supplies 20 kcal (85 kJ). Also known as parchita, granadilla, and water lemon.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Cookery, Food, and Drink.


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