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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Piperales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Aristolochia elegans   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aristolochia elegans   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

(?) Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Aristolochia littoralis

 

COMMON NAME:
Elegant Dutchman's Pipe, Calico Flower


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (5/21/15):
Aristolochia elegans   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Aristolochia elegans   FAMILY Aristolochiaceae

(?) Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Aristolochia littoralis

 

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4137

Climbing woody vine (twining)
Perennial

Non-native: Brazil

Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate
Leaves cordate
Leaves have long petioles.

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Sometimes rhizomatous

FLOWER:
Summer
Brownish-purple mottled with white
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical calyx
3-merous
Calyx tubular, limb with 3 spreading lobes
Petals absent, usually

Flowers in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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