Common name: Red Passionflower
Passiflora cinnabarina Lindl. APNI*
Description: Slender glabrous climber.
Leaves usually 3-lobed, lamina 6–10 cm long, lobes usually pointed, widest c. midway along, margins entire or almost so; petiole 2.5–7 cm long, without glands.
Flowers c. 7 cm diam., red, the backs of the petals greenish.
Berry ovoid, c. 20 mm long, greenish grey.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread on the coast and ranges south of Sydney; mainly in the south from Vic. to Pittwater, but also found at Ebor Falls.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, CWS, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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