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|Family: Aristolochiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Stem: generally climbing. Leaf: cauline. Inflorescence: flower axillary. Flower: [often foul smelling] sepals fused into a generally curved tube, deciduous, lobes 1--3; stamens 6, fused to style. Seed: flat.
Species In Genus: +- 400 species: generally tropics, warm temperate. Etymology: (Greek: best birth, from use as medication in childbirth)
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael R. Mesler & Karen Lu
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Aristolochiaceae
Next taxon: Aristolochia californica
Citation for this treatment: Michael R. Mesler & Karen Lu 2016. Aristolochia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=8823, accessed on September 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 28, 2016.