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Perennial, woody vine, [ shrub], rhizomed, aromatic.
Stem: branched, occasionally ± underground.
Leaf: simple, basal, cauline, or arising from rhizome, alternate; blade generally cordate, entire.
Inflorescence: flower generally 1, axillary or terminal.
Flower: bisexual, radial or bilateral; sepals 3, free or fused; petals generally 0; stamens generally 6 or 12, free or fused to style; pistil generally 1, ovary ± or partly inferior, chambers generally 6.
Fruit: generally capsule.
5–8 genera, ± 500 species: mainly tropics, warm temperate; some cultivated (Aristolochia, Asarum, Saruma). [Neinhaus et al. 2005 Plant Syst Evol 250:7–26] —Scientific Editors: Douglas H. Goldman, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Key to Aristolochiaceae
Previous taxon: Nymphaea odorata
Next taxon: Aristolochia
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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