passion flower

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passion flower

An herbal remedy from the American shrub or vine Passiflora incarnata, used primarily as a sedative or calming agent. Its effectiveness has not been systematically tested in human beings.
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Los primeros estudios sobre variabilidad en Passiflora se llevaron a cabo con el uso de marcadores RAPD (FAJARDO et al., 1998; CROCHEMORE et al., 2003) y RFLPcpDNA (SANCHEZ et al., 1999) en especies de los subgeneros Passifiora, Tacsonia, Decaloba y Distephana.
AFLP analysis for the study of genetic relationships among cultivated Passiflora species of the subgenera Passiflora and Tacsonia. Proceedings of the Interamerican Society for Tropical Horticulture, Miami, v.47, p.72-76, 2004.