Meaning of passifloraceous in English:

passifloraceous

Pronunciation /ˌpasɪfləˈreɪʃəs/

adjective

rare Botany
  • Of or relating to the family Passifloraceae, comprising chiefly tropical and subtropical climbing plants typified by the passion flowers (genus Passiflora).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Isaac Funk (1839–1912), publisher and reformer. From scientific Latin Passiflora, genus name + -aceous, after scientific Latin Passifloraceae, family name.