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Taxon: Aristolochia elegans Mast.

Genus: Aristolochia
Family: Aristolochiaceae subfamily: Aristolochioideae.
Nomen number: 4090
Place of publication: Gard. Chron. ser. 2, 24:301. 1885
Name verified on: 17-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Feb-2012
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • calico-flower   (Source: Zander ed16 [as A. littoralis]) – English
  • Strand-Pfeifenwinde   (Source: Zander ed17 [as A. littoralis]) – German
  • jarrinha-pintada   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • patito   (Source: F Veracruz ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide F EntreR)
  • Weed   (fide F Aust)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil - Ceara, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Rondonia, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador - Loja; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina - Corrientes, Entre Rios, Jujuy, Misiones, Santa Fe; Paraguay - Amambay, Central, Concepcion, Cordillera, Paraguari, San Pedro

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere in tropics

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated in tropics

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. 2005. Vines and climbing plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 51:66.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Burger, W. C., ed. 1971–. Flora costaricensis. [= A. littoralis D. Parodi].
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969–. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. [= A. littoralis].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. [= A. littoralis D. Parodi].
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978–. Flora de Veracruz.
  • Groot, H. de et al. 2006. Revision of the genus Aristolochia (Aristolochiaceae) in Africa, Madagascar and adjacent islands. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 151:233.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [= A. littoralis D. Parodi].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [= A. littoralis D. Parodi].
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Jardín Botánico Nacional. 1998–. Flora de la República de Cuba.
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Liogier, A. H. 1981–. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. [= A. littoralis D. Parodi].
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. [= A. littoralis D. Parodi].
  • Llamas, K. A. 2003. Tropical flowering plants: a guide to identification and cultivation.
  • Reitz, R., ed. 1965–. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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Check other web resources for Aristolochia elegans Mast.:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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