Do you also love this pepo berry? A fruit who has a hard exterior and brilliant magical insane almost doesn't seem real inside.
Passionfruit got it's name around 1700, by missionaries in Brazil as an educational aid while trying to convert the indigenous inhabitants to Christianity; its name was flor das cinco chagas or "flower of the five wounds" to illustrate the cruxifixction of Christ, with other plant components also named after an emblem in the Passion of Jesus.
The fruit is biblical.
The flavor is often described as slightly acidic and musky.