Aristolochia littoralis

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    Aristolochia littoralis @ Greenhouse of Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Aristolochia littoralis
Formal Name
Aristolochia littoralis
Alias
Calico flower, Aristolochia
Habitat
Brazil
Morph
Evergreen shrub, vine

Comment

What is Aristolochia littoralis

Aristolochia littoralis or Pipe kazura (scientific name:Aristolochia littoralis) is native to Brazil and is a vine evergreen shrub of the family Aristolochiaceae. A flower like large dark purple and white pulsating plaques is a flower cover (calyx) coalesced into a tubular shape, not a petal. The tubular green (outer) part has a pipe shape. Invite insects to pollinate parts of the cylinder.

Common name: Aristolochia littoralis, Scientific name: Aristolochia littoralis, synonyms: Aristolochia elegans, origin: Brazil , aka: Aristolochia, Calico flower, calico flower, elegant Dutchman's pipe, Living type: evergreen shrub, Vegetable length: 300 to 500 cm, leaf shape: broad heart shape, leaf shape: alternate, petiole: long, bilaterally symmetrical flower, Floral folds (calyx) coalesce to form a tubular shape, flower color: yellowish green (outside), yellow (inside), dark purple white vein spots (development area), where flowers come out: axillary, Petal: None Flower Diameter: 5 to 7 cm, Appreciation period: July to October (anniversary in the greenhouse).

Detailed information

Order
Piperales
Family
Aristolochiaceae
Genus
Aristolochia
Species
A. littoralis
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
Greenhouse
Color
Violet
Season
JulAugSepOct
Height
300 ~ 500 [cm]
Diameter
5 ~ 7

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