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MILWARD-DE-AZEVEDO, Michaele Alvim. Typifications in Passiflora L. (Passifloraceae) described by Frei José Mariano da Conceição Vellozo. Acta Bot. Bras. [online]. 2017, vol.31, n.4, pp.613-618.  Epub Sep 21, 2017. ISSN 0102-3306.

This work presents 19 lectotypifications and one epitype for the genus Passiflora (Passifloraceae sensu stricto) described by Frei José Mariano da Conceição Vellozo in Flora Fluminensis. The original illustrations are designated as lectotypes. Passiflora obtusa is here proposed to be a synonym of P. porophylla.

Keywords : Brazil; Flora Fluminensis; epitype; lectotype; nomenclature; passionflower.

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