Aristolochia L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 960 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Cosmopolitan.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Albania, Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Bahamas, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Central African Repu, Central European Rus, Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, District of Columbia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, France, French Guiana, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Korea, Kriti, Krym, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Manchuria, Maryland, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Netherlands, New Guinea, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Northern Territory, Northwest European R, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Romania, Rwanda, Samoa, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Sinai, Solomon Is., Somalia, South Carolina, South European Russi, Southwest Caribbean, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Christmas I., Cook Is., Denmark, Galápagos, Gambia, Great Britain, Hawaii, KwaZulu-Natal, Marianas, Massachusetts, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Northern Provinces, Norway, Québec, Réunion, Society Is., Sweden, Tonga, Tuamotu, Uzbekistan, Venezuelan Antilles

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 6, 1: 135.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 410 (1754).
  • H. Huber in Kubitzki et al., Fam. Gen. Vasc. Pl. 2: 129 (1993).
  • Sp. Pl.: 960 (1753)

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 410 (1754)
  • Pfeifer in Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 53: 115–196 (1966)
  • Sp. Pl.: 960 (1753)
  • Tax. Rev. Pentandrous Species Aristolochia, Connecticut (1970)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Banziger, H. [433], Thailand 29047.684 No
Lewis, G.P. [817], Brazil 46421.000 No
58822.000 No
Milliken, W. [1981], Brazil 59728.000 No
Lamb, A. [ALFB 117/87], Borneo 60201.000 No
Ollerton, J. [137], Guyana 76077.000 No
Bolland, G. [35], Brazil K001106542 Yes
Usteri, P.A. [300B], Brazil K001106543 Yes
Finlayson, G. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132520 Yes
Harley, R.M. [19867], Brazil K001106541 Yes
Lankester, C.H. [s.n.], Brazil K001106544 Yes
Heringer, E.P. [2615], Brazil K001106545 Yes
Oliveira, M. [158], Brazil K001106540 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 9108] K001132227 Yes
Groves, M. [127], Cameroon Pararistolochia 61674.000 No
Etuge, M. [4214], Cameroon Pararistolochia 61686.000 No
Harris, D.J. [2340], Central African Republic Pararistolochia 63047.000 No
Etuge, M. [1726], Cameroon Pararistolochia 71438.000 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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