A Survey on Knowledge and Use of Passiflora Species in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Paula BOBOC-OROS, Erzsebet BUTA, Ioana CRIȘAN, Maria CANTOR


The present study aims the degree of the Passiflora genus knowledge on the population level in Cluj-Napoca, after imports of ornamental plants. The study was based on a short questionnaire with 8 questions, applied to a sample of randomly selected respondents. The results obtained demonstrated that Passiflora, although an exotic plant recently appeared in the local flower market, has been remarked and appreciated among the indigenous ornamental plants. From the data obtained, recommendations can be issued for introducing Passiflora genus in the assortment of flowering plants grown in Romania and to promote them among the local producers of ornamental plants in order to be marketed locally and nationally.


passion flower; questionnaire; respondents; survey.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15835/buasvmcn-hort:2019.0012

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