Passifloraceae endemic to Peru

Blanca León, Peter M. JØrgensen

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Abstract

The Passifloraceae are represented in Peru by three genera and 95 species (Brako & Zarucchi, 1993; Ulloa Ulloa et al., 2004), mainly vines and lianas. Here we recognize as Peruvian endemics 24 species and seven infra-specific taxa, all in the genus Passiflora. These endemic taxa are found mainly in Very Humid Montane and Very Humid Premontane Forests regions, between 700 and 2850 m elevation. Five endemic taxa are recorded in the Peruvian System of Protected Natural Areas.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)487s-491s
Number of pages0
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume13
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2006

Keywords

  • Endemic plants
  • Endemism
  • Passiflora
  • Passifloraceae
  • Peru

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    León, B., & JØrgensen, P. M. (2006). Passifloraceae endemic to Peru. Revista Peruana de Biologia, 13(2), 487s-491s.