Flower NameAristolochia littoralis
Formal NameAristolochia littoralis
AliasCalico flower, elegant Dutchman's pipe, Pipe葛, アリストロキア・エレガンス, Aristolochia
MorphEvergreen shrub, vine
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).
Flower typeZygomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
SeasonJul Aug Sep Oct
Height300 ~ 500 [cm]
Diameter5 ~ 7