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Passiflora laurifolia

on 14th June 2022

A Golden Bellapple (Passiflora laurifolia) flower spotted at Lornie Park Connector on 27 May 2022. Soh Kam Yung had to lie on the ground to get a shot of the inside of the downward pointing flower.

Photo 1. Side view of the flower. The attractive purple – coloured coronal filaments draws the attention of the reader.

 

Photo 2. Top view of the flower showing 3 stigmas and and their styles, 1 ovary and 5 anthers in the middle of the coronal ring.

 

Photo 3. A flower hanging from the climbing vine.

 

Read this post that reports Tanimbar Corellas feeding on the fruits of Passiflora laurifolia in Singapore.

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LW Teo

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