Granadilla


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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