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Aristolochia stenosiphon Davis & Khan

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Aristolochia stenosiphon Davis & Khan

Endemic species

Olympos, ANTALYA ● Turkey

Etymology: From Greek ἄριστος|áristos, the best, et λοχεία|lokheia, delivery. Aristolochia was used in Antiquity as cure for difficult deliveries.

Description: Perennial weed. Leaves 15-30mm, with cartilaginous margins, densely hirsute. Floral tube U-shaped, 3-4cm long, blade 10-15mm in diam., externally softly hirsute and white variegate. Size 15-20cm. Color purple-red.
Flowering time: April.

Habitat: Oaks (Quercus) forests, limestone.

Distribution: Endemic of South Anatolia (Antalya, İçel)

References:
Rock Garden Plants
Turkish Plants Data Service





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