Wild Water Lemon
Small yellow to orange passion fruit with a flavor similar to the common passion fruit.
Fast-growing vine, particularly in warm, wet, tropical regions. Grow like most passion vines. The leaves give off a fetid odor but the flowers have a pleasant minty smell. Fruits are small and grow to about an inch. There are red and yellow ripening types.
Hardy to temperatures in the upper 30's.
Usually grown by seeds.
Usually eaten fresh or used to flavor drinks. The fruit, flowers and leaves have a variety of medicinal properties.
Native to tropical America. Has now spread throughout the tropics in America, Asia, and the Pacific Islands where it is an invasive weed.