, Volume 58, Issue 4, pp 385–387 | Cite as

A new species of Passiflora (Passifloraceae) from Minas Gerais, Brazil

  • Armando Carlos Cervi


Passiflora boticarioana, a new species of subgen.Passiflora, supersect.Stipulata, sect.Dysosmia, from the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, is described, illustrated, and compared with morphologically similar species.

Key words

Passifloraceae Passiflora Minas Gerais state Brazil new species 


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© The New York Botanical Garden Press 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sector de Ciências Biológicas, Departamento de BotânicaUniversidade Federal do ParanáCuritibaBrazil

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