, Volume 56, Issue 1, pp 89–95 | Cite as

A new species of Passiflora in section Tetrastylis (Passifloraceae) and two overlooked species of Passiflora from Brazil


Passiflora contracta, a new species from coastal forests of Brazil, is described and illustrated. Based on recent collections,Passiflora hypoglauca andP. luetzelburgii, two rare and overlooked species last collected in the 19th century, have had their descriptions emended, are illustrated here for the first time, and have had their distributions expanded.

Key words

Passiflora Tetrastylis Passifloraceae Brazil 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Botânica, IBUniversidade Estadual de CampinasCampinasBrazil
  2. 2.Centro de Recursos Genéticos e Jardim BotânicoInstituto AgronômicoCampinasBrazil

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