1. [syn: Passiflora, genus Passiflora]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Passiflora \Pas"si*flo"ra\, n. [NL., from L. passio passion (fr.
pati, passus, to suffer) + flos, floris, flower.] (Bot.)
A genus of plants, including the passion flower. It is the
type of the order Passiflore[ae], which includes about
nineteen genera and two hundred and fifty species.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: type genus of the Passifloraceae [syn: Passiflora, genus