Passifloraceae A.L. de Jussieu ex Roussel.
A family of about 27 genera and 935 species, vines, shrubs, trees, and herbs, of tropical and warm temperate regions, especially America and Africa. Here circumscribed to exclude Turneraceae, counter the recommendation of Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009); see comments under Turneraceae.
Ref: Arbo In Kubitzki, Bayer, & Stevens (2007); Feuillet & MacDougal In Kubitzki, Bayer, & Stevens (2007); Goldman & MacDougal (2015) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2015); Tokuoka (2012). Show full citations.