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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to 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
Forest liane, to 30 ft. high, stems rough
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth tube pale brown outside, lobes deep purple-brown with many small white spots, and white hairs; white within with long hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit green.

Doubtfully present in:

Angola, Ivory Coast

Native to:

Cameroon, Congo, Nigeria, Zaïre

Aristolochia zenkeri Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2003 Sebsebe [4999], Cameroon Pararistolochia zenkeri K000197719
Brenan, J.P.M. [8467], Nigeria Pararistolochia zenkeri 22218.000
Cheek, M. [5415], Cameroon Pararistolochia zenkeri 63766.000
Zenker, G.A. [1226], Cameroon Pararistolochia zenkeri K000350305 Unknown type material

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 24: 490 (1898)

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.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

Not accepted by

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

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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