-Deep-green and glossy above, paler and dull beneath, and, like the young stems and tendrils, tinged with red or purple, especially in the yellow form.
-Within is a cavity more or less filled with an aromatic mass of double-walled, membranous sacs filled with orange-colored, pulpy juice and as many as 250 small, hard, dark-brown or black, pitted seeds.
-The flavor is appealing, musky, guava-like, subacid to acid.
-Fruit is round.
-Delicious, passion fruit is rich source of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and fiber. 100 g fruit contains about 97 calories.
-The fruit is a very good source of dietary fiber.
-Passion fruit is good in vitamin C and the fruit contains very good levels of vitamin A
Fruit in recipes
1. Yogurt and Passionsfruit Panna Cotta
2. Passionfruit Souffle
3. Passionfruit Pound Cake
-The purple passionfruit is native from southern Brazil through Paraguay to northern Argentina.
- It has been stated that the yellow form is of unknown origin, or perhaps native to the Amazon region of Brazil
- Speculation as to Australian origin arose through the introduction of seeds from that country into Hawaii and the mainland United States by E.N. Reasoner in 1923.