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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A twiner
Morphology General Bark
Bark rugose with lenticels
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers rather large, inflated part of perianth 3 cm. long, 2–2·5 cm. diam., tube 7 cm. long.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Woody climber 10–15 ft. long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers dark violet with yellowish spots
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit long, 6-ridged.

Native to:

Benin, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1998 Mann, G. [2323], Nigeria Pararistolochia mannii K000350284 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1998 Mann, G. [2323], Nigeria Pararistolochia mannii K000350285 Unknown type material

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 25: 186 (1865)

Not accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers. [Cited as Pararistolochia mannii.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Pararistolochia mannii.]

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.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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