Aristolochia zenkeri Engl.

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 24: 490 (1898)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa. It is a liana and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

Angola, Ivory Coast

Native to:

Cameroon, Congo, Nigeria, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Buchwalder, K., Samain, M.-S., Sankowsky, G., Neinhuis, C. & Wanke, S. (2014). Nomenclatural updates of Aristolochia subgenus Pararistolochia (Aristolochiaceae). Australian Systematic Botany 27: 48-55.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Pararistolochia zenkeri.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Buchwalder, K., Samain, M.-S., Sankowsky, G., Neinhuis, C. & Wanke, S. (2014). Nomenclatural updates of Aristolochia subgenus Pararistolochia (Aristolochiaceae). Australian Systematic Botany 27: 48-55.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 2003 Sebsebe [4999], Cameroon Pararistolochia zenkeri K000197719 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [8467], Nigeria Pararistolochia zenkeri 22218.000 No
Cheek, M. [5415], Cameroon Pararistolochia zenkeri 63766.000 No
Zenker, G.A. [1226], Cameroon Pararistolochia zenkeri K000350305 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0