Monographs Details: Passiflora translinearis Rusby
Authority: Rusby, Henry H. 1927. Descriptions of New Genera and Species of Plants Collected on the Mulford Biological Exploration of the Amazon Valley 1921-1922. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 7: 205-387.
Description:Species Description - Glabrous. Stems very slender, sharply angled or subalate, and sulcate. Stipules small, varying from slenderly setaceous to narrowly subulate. Tendrils elongate, slender, mostly flattened, at least toward the base. Petioles about 1 cm. long, slender, brown, apparently glandless. Blades about 6 mm. long and 12 cm. wide, the base slightly cordate, the summit slenderly aristate, the two lobes almost directly divaricate, scarcely 1 cm. wide, lanceolate with slightly narrowed base and mostly obtuse summit, entire, a small circular whitish gland at the junction of the central and lateral ribs. Leaf thin, the venation prominent on the lower surface, the secondaries of each lobe numerous, connecting with one another in a sinuous line near the lower margin, and, near the upper margin, with a secondary from the midrib. Peduncle 5 cm., or more long, 1-flowered, very slender. Bracts 1.5 cm. long, 3 or 4 mm. wide, oblong-oblanceolate, sharply serrate. Sepals 5, somewhat unequal, the longest 5 cm. long, 1 cm. wide, 3 or 5-nerved, lanceolate, the setose awn extending 3 or 4 mm. beyond the summit. Petals about as long as the sepals, linear, acute. Crown apparently single, the fimbriae 1 to 1.5 cm. long. Colors not noted. Gynophore nearly 3 cm. long, rather stout. Free portions of filaments 7 mm. long, stout, strongly ribbed. Anther nearly as long as the filament, broad. Styles about 4 mm. long, stout, the stigmas capitate.
Distribution:Bolivia South America