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Aristolochia leuconeura Linden

Family Name: Aristolochiaceae
Full Sun: 6-8h Moderate Water Ornamental Flowers Ornamental Foliage Climber, Vine and Liana

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Name Authority
Name Status (botanical)
Comments

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
Plant Growth Form Climber, Vine & Liana
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

Biogeography

Native Habitat Terrestrial
Local Conservation Status Exotic (Horticultural / Cultivated Only)

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form A woody climber, it has a twining growth form. 
Foliage The glabrous leaves are cordate in shape and 7-veined, the leaf veins are white in colour. 
Flowers The dark red flowers are produced in clusters on the lower part of the old stems. The corolla tube is inflated at the base, the inner surface of the tube is lined with hairs. The corolla limb is one-lipped and ovate in shape and has pale yellow lines running from the mouth of the corolla tube. 

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Foliage
Landscape Uses Parks & Gardens, Trellis / Arbour / Pergola

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower & Plant Sexuality 1 Bisexual Flowers
Flower Colour(s) Red
Flower Location Axillary

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Master ID 31901
Species ID 6303
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Species record last updated on: 21 September 2020.
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