Author: Jan Scholten
English: Passion flower family.
Botany: 27 genera; ± 530 specie; trees, shrubs, lianas, climbers; tropical; parietal placentation.
Content: cyclopentoid cyanogenic glucosides.
DD: aluminium, muriaticum.
Use: passion fruit; ornamental.
Turneraceae: 10 genera, ± 120 species.
Malesherbiaceae: 1 genus, Malesherbia, 27 species; xerophytic; Peruvian and Chilean deserts.
The Cronquist system Passifloraceae in the order Violales. In the Apg3 classification Passifloraceae is placed in Malpighiales. Malesherbiaceae and Turneraceae are included in the Passifloraceae.
In the Plant theory Passifloraceae is treated the same way. It is placed in Subphase 2.
They feel half accepted by their family and society but they feel too weak to take their position. They have already adapted and given in before they know it themselves. When others are a bit loud and domineering they have already done what is expected and given away their whole space.