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Passiflora nitida "Grandilla"

Passiflora nitida "Grandilla"

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Passiflora nitida "Grandilla" Seeds


Passiflora nitida, also known locally as the wild sweet calabash or granadilla, is a species of passion fruit native to Central and South America. The vine-like plant can grow up to 10 meters long and produces small, green or yellow fruits with a hard outer shell and a soft, juicy interior.

Passiflora nitida is widely cultivated in its native range for its fruit, which is edible and has a sweet and tart flavor. The fruit is used in various culinary preparations, including juices, jams, and desserts.

The plant has several traditional medicinal uses, including treating anxiety, insomnia, and coughs. The leaves, stem, and roots contain several active compounds, including alkaloids, flavonoids, and phenolic compounds, which are responsible for its medicinal properties.

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