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Linnaean Name: Passiflora incarnata Linnaeus, typ. cons.
Reference: Species Plantarum 2 : 959 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Virginia, Brasilia, Peru."
Generitype of: Passiflora Linnaeus, nom. cons.
Type: Conserved Type : Herb. Linn. No. 1070.25 (LINN)
Designated by: Killip in Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 19 : 390 (1938)
Current Name: Passiflora incarnata L.
Current Family: Passifloraceae
Comments: Passiflora incarnata, with the type designated by Killip, was proposed as conserved type of the genus by Jarvis (in Taxon 41: 567. 1992). This was eventually approved by the General Committee (see review of the history of this proposal by Barrie, l.c. 55: 795-796. 2006).
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Record last updated: 09/10/2006