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Nature Photography by Paul Rebmann
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Endangered Florida species
Pineland passionflower is found only in hardwood hammocks and swamps of the southern tip of Florida and the West Indies.
This is a perennial, herbaceous, climbing vine with tendrils and smooth stems. The alternate leaves have three equal-sized lobes and are from 4-7.5 cm (1-1/2 - 3 in.) long. The flowers may appear any time of the year and are 5 cm (2 in.) wide, white to greenish-white with numerous threadlike white and light purple filaments typical of the passionflowers, with the addition of linear-oblong sepals that extend beyond the petals. The mature fruit is yellow, round and 5 cm (2 in.) across.
Other species of the Passiflora genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
View Passiflora incarnata - PURPLE PASSIONFLOWER
View Passiflora suberosa - CORKYSTEM PASSIONFLOWER
View Passiflora incarnata var. alba - WHITE PASSIONFLOWER