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Passiflora kermesina

Passiflora kermesina (*)

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Passifloraceae
Genus: Passiflora
Subgenus: P. subg. Passiflora
Supersectio: P. supersect. Stipulata
Sectio: P. sect. Kermesinae
Species: Passiflora kermesina

Passiflora kermesina Mill., 1768.

Passiflora × albo-nigra F.Cardinaux ex Regal, nom. inval.
Passiflora × atropurpurea Nichols.
Passiflora × kewensis Nicholson
Passiflora × loudonii Atkins ex W.H.Baxter & G.Don


Miller, P. 1768. Gard. Dict. (ed. 8) no. 14.
Tropicos.org 2009. Passiflora kermesina. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 17 Feb 2009.

Passiflora kermesina ('kermesina'=crimson) (syn. Passiflora raddiana DC.) is a native plant of Brazil, which is found in the wild in Caatinga and Cerrado vegetation.[1]

It is cultivated as a vining ornamental plant.

Cited in The Floral Cabinet & Magazine of Exotic Botany 1837-1840 by G.B. Knowles and Frederic Westcott.

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