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passion flower

an herbal product derived from a perennial climbing vine that is native to tropical and subtropical areas of the Americas, also found in the southeastern United States.
uses It is used orally for the treatment of insomnia and restlessness and gastrointestinal disturbances associated with nervousness. It is used topically for the treatment of hemorrhoids, burns, and inflammation. Other traditional uses include treatment of menopause, pain, palpitations, arrhythmias, and hypertension. It may be effective in relieving nervousness; there are insufficient reliable data regarding its effectiveness for other indications.
contraindications It should not be used during pregnancy and lactation, in children, or in those with known hypersensitivity.

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.

passion flower,

n Latin name:
Passiflora incarnata; parts used: flowers, fruit; uses: sedative, sleep disorders, neuralgia, tachycardia, opiate withdrawal; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, sedative medications, MAOIs. Also called
apricot vine, granadilla, Jamaican honeysuckle, maypop, maypot, passion fruit, passion vine, purple passion flower, or
water lemon.

passion flower

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Una nueva version de la lista se utilizo en estudios con materiales colombianos, los cuales dieron resultados coherentes con los criterios que sostuvieron la clasificacion del subgenero Tacsonia por Killip (1938) y, parcialmente, con la de Escobar (1988).
Como se observa en la Figura 1, en el eje 1 del plano principal se situaron las especies que presentan semejanza en las variables correspondientes al tamano de la flor como las pertenecientes a la superseccion Tacsonia.
7% del total, estuvo conformado por especies de la actual superseccion Tacsonia del subge nero Passiflora (Feuillet y McDougal, 2003; Ulmer y McDDougal, 2004).
8% del total, desplazada del subgenero Tacsonia (Killip, 1938) al Passiflora (Feuillet y McDougal, 2004; Ulmer y MacDougal, 2004).
tenerifensis, (superseccion Tacsonia, anteriormente subgenero homonimo), el caracter que la distingue de las especies de la misma superseccion es la gran diferencia en las longitudes del pedunculo, petalos, sepalos y flor.
Diversidad morfologica en Passiflora subgeneros Tacsonia y Manicata.