Aristolochia hockii De Wild.

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Aristolochia hockii

Lusaka National Park
Oct 2017
Photo: Nick Wightman

Aristolochia hockii

Kawambwa landing strip
Oct 2017
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Aristolochia hirta De Wild.
Aristolochia rhodesica R.E. Fr.
Common names:
Status: Native
Annual stems arising from a perennial rootstock. Stems up to 45 cm long. The narrower leaves, linear-lanceolate to narrowly oblong or ovate-lanceolate, distinguish this species from A. heppii
Type location:
Derivation of specific name:
Altitude range: 990 - 1310 m
Flowering time:Sep - Oct
Worldwide distribution: Regional distribution: Zambia, Zimbabwe, also DRC, Tanzania
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,Mc,Lk
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Content last updated: Tuesday 14 November 2017

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 19.

Stannard, B.L. (1997). Aristolochiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(2) Pages 21 - 23. (Includes a picture).

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Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Aristolochia hockii., retrieved 5 April 2020

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