Pod of an Oily Passionflower (Passaflora foetida) This is the unusual pod of an oily Passionflower (Passaflora foetida). The fruits are protected by feathery bracts. When ripe, the fruit turns yellowish. Birds eat them and disperse the seeds. If you look closely at the stem, you can see several drops of the smelly oil the plant contains. Hike to Turtle Bay. Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island.
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