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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.