African Plant Database

Aristolochia albida Duch.
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4 2: 75 (1854)
Information on the genus : Aristolochia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aristolochia bainesii Burtt Davy (1924)
=Aristolochia densivenia Engl. (1898)
=Aristolochia dewevrei De Wild. & T. Durand (1900)
=Aristolochia petersiana Klotzsch (1859)
=*Aristolochia aethiopica Welw. (1859)
=Aristolochia ledermannii Engl. (1911)
=*Aristolochia truncata Peter (1932)
=Aristolochia kirkii Baker (1913)
=Aristolochia bongoensis Engl. (1898)
=Aristolochia acuminata Lam. (1783)
=Aristolochia multiflora Duch. (1854)
=Aristolochia angulata Bojer ex Duch. (1864)
=Aristolochia bernieri Duch. (1864)
=Aristolochia aurita Duch. (1864)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial, unpleasantly smelling climber, sometimes subshrubby 'and woody, 1-3(-10) m long.
Ecology : Forest grassland, clearings and edges, riverine forest, scrub and bushland, also as a weed in waste places and sisal plantations; 0-1500 m alt. (E Africa) – Moist sand (Niger) – Rocks (Mali).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Climber- Ht 1 - 10 m. Alt: 0 - 600 m. Distribution: NAM
Biol./Eco : Vine, Liana; Humid, Subhumid, Dry, Subarid; Grassland, Wooded Grassland, Thicket, Forest, Freshwater Wetland; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:151 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 88 (2006).
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