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1 March 2007 Passiflora venusta, a New Species of Passiflora series Laurifoliae (Passifloraceae) from Bolivia
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Passiflora venusta R. Vásquez & M. Delanoy, a new species of subgenus Passiflora L. ser. Laurifoliae Killip ex Cervi (Passifloraceae) is described and illustrated. Passiflora venusta differs from the other species belonging to this series by a unique combination of characteristics: flowers are large (ca. 12 cm diam.) and solitary; sepals and petals are white outside and red-purple inside; outside, sepal veins are white whereas petal veins are red; corona filaments are long and the outermost rank of filaments is noticeably shorter and thinner than the second rank; and fruits are 3.9–5.9 cm long with an endocarp no more than 0.5 cm thick.

Roberto Vásquez Ch, Marleen Delanoy, Xavier Scheldeman, Patrick Van Damme, and Stephan Beck "Passiflora venusta, a New Species of Passiflora series Laurifoliae (Passifloraceae) from Bolivia," Novon: A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature 17(1), (1 March 2007). https://doi.org/10.3417/1055-3177(2007)17[120:PVANSO]2.0.CO;2
Published: 1 March 2007
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