Passiflora, also called “passionate”, “flower of passion” and others. Is a genus of creeping, warm-blooded plants that bloom in yellow, blue, red and many other colors. They come from North America, South America, Australia. More than 500 species are known. Many Latin American countries – Argentina, Brazil and Peru – are arguing about the homeland of the passion flower.
There, the density of wild leaans of this kind is greatest. The gods of the passion flower are Catholic missionaries in South America. The name comes from the Spanish “pasión” – “passion flower”, as the missionaries called it so in honor of Christ’s Passions. Each part of the plant is named after the last days of Christ. The spread fingers of the leaves – the Holy Crucifix, the ten petals and the safflower – the faithful apostles, the threadlike crown of the color – the crown of the wreath, the cup-shaped pendant – the Holy Grail, etc.