African Plant Database

Aristolochia bracteolata Lam.
Protologue : Encycl. (Lamarck) 1(1): 258 (1783) 
Information on the genus : Aristolochia
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aristolochia benadiriana Fiori
=Aristolochia bracteata var. basitruncata Hauman
=Aristolochia bracteata Retz. var. bracteata (1788)
=Aristolochia bracteata Retz. (1788)
=Aristolochia benadiriana var. longilabia Chiov.
=Aristolochia abyssinica Klotzsch (1859)
=Aristolochia kotschyi A. Rich. (1850)
=*Aristolochia parensis Engl. ex Peter (1932)
=*Aristolochia sempervirens Forssk.
=Aristolochia maurorum Klotzsch (1859)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial or rarely annual, mostly prostrate but occasionally climbing or suberect, unpleasantly smelling herb, 10-40 cm long
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Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora bushland, Acacia desert grassland by dry sand-rivers with scattered Acacia tortilis, scrub, on sandy or lava soils; 220-900 m alt. (E Africa) …
  Arabia, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

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

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 155 (1999).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 5498
Record n°5498
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