Passiflora Caerulea

A native from South America and introduced to Europe by Spaniards in XVIII century, first classified by Linnaeus and with hundreds of hybrids produced along the years.  The fruit of the plant is known as passion fruit or maracuy√° (passion edulis).  The plant in the image was covering a long stone walled garden, growing wild in Bunyola ( Mallorca).
 

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jeansgarden said…
Passion Flower always looks so strikingly exotic to me -- and this is a beautiful shot. -Jean
EVA said…
its beautiful. Love this shot.

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Eva
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lula said…
Sorry for the delay, but thank Eva for your commment. Your blog is fantastic, I will visit regularly. Best, Lula