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This species is accepted, and its native range is Sierra Leone to Ivory Coast (Mt. Tonkoui), Cameroon.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A stout twiner
Morphology General Bark
Often with warty bark
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers comparatively small
Morphology Leaves Petiole
Petioles twisted and twining.

Native to:

Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Aristolochia leonensis Mast. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1998 Scott Elliot, G.F. [5062], Sierra Leone Pararistolochia leonensis K000350281 Unknown type material

First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 30: 95 (1894)

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

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Pararistolochia leonensis.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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