Passiflora jorgeana, a New Species of Passiflora (Passifloraceae) from Bahia, Brazil
Keywords: Cerrado, Passiflora, passion flowers, section Pseudoastrophea
This work describes a new species of Passiflora L. from the extreme west of the state of Bahia, Brazil. The new species, P. jorgeana Mezzonato, is placed in Passiflora subg. Astrophea (DC.) Mast. and is illustrated and compared to four morphologically similar species. Morphological features, geographic distribution, and conservation status are discussed.