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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.
PARARISTOLOCHIA GOLDIEANA (Hook. f.) Hutch. & Dalz. (ARISTOLOCHIACEAE)

[FWTA]

Aristolochiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
A climber, 20 ft. long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Very large reddish-purple flowers up to 18 in. long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits several inches long with six well-marked ribs.

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

Aristolochia goldieana Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [2033], Cameroon Pararistolochia goldieana K000197725
Aug 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [2033], Cameroon Pararistolochia goldieana K000197724
Deighton, F.C. [2907], Sierra Leone Pararistolochia goldieana K000044607
Deighton, F.C. [2907a], Sierra Leone Pararistolochia goldieana K000044608
Scott Elliot, G.F. [5747], Sierra Leone Pararistolochia goldieana K000044609
Barter, C. [3427], Sierra Leone Pararistolochia goldieana K000044610
Vigne, C. [4374], Ghana Pararistolochia goldieana K000044611
Howes, F.N. [1168], Ghana Pararistolochia goldieana K000044612
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI37847], Nigeria Pararistolochia goldieana K000044613
Olorunfemi, J. [FHI54964], Nigeria Pararistolochia goldieana K000044614
Kennedy, J.D. [1384], Nigeria Pararistolochia goldieana K000044615
Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI21984], Nigeria Pararistolochia goldieana K000044616
Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI21984], Nigeria Pararistolochia goldieana K000044617
Chapman, J.D. [4903], Nigeria Pararistolochia goldieana K000044618
Elliot, W.R. [250], Nigeria Pararistolochia goldieana K000044619
Latilo, M.G. [FHI28757], Nigeria Pararistolochia goldieana K000044620
Dagash, M. [FHI19157], Nigeria Pararistolochia goldieana K000044621
Dagash, M. [FHI19157], Nigeria Pararistolochia goldieana K000044622
Mann, G. [391], Bioko Pararistolochia goldieana K000044623
Mann, G. [391], Bioko Pararistolochia goldieana K000044624
Zenker, G.A. [4625], Cameroon Pararistolochia goldieana K000044625

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 25: 185 (1865)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Not accepted by

  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento. [Cited as Pararistolochia goldieana.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Pararistolochia goldieana.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • 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.
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0