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Granadilla

 

the edible fruits of several tropical species of Passiflora (the passionflowers), family Passifloraceae. (Pas-siflora quadrangularis winters well in subtropical regions of the USSR.)

Granadillas are reddish, orange, or greenish berries that range in size from that of a plum to a small melon; they are similar in taste to the gooseberry or pomegranate. They are used in pulverized form with milk and sugar, as well as in the confectionery industry.

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According to Taranko, it is "fairly certain that grenadilla was first introduced to Europe by Portuguese explorers.
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