Aristolochia leytensis

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Aristolochia leytensis


Slender vine. Leaves chartaceous or membranous, ovate or broad-ovate, 12.5-21.5 by 8-12.5 cm; Inflorescences in the axils of foliage leaves, racemiform, rachis up to 3 cm long, with visible internodes, sparsely puberulous or glabrous; Stamens 6; Capsules (young) subglobose or short-cylindric, c. 1.5 cm ø.


Asia-Tropical: Philippines (Philippines present), Leyte present, Samar present
Malesia: Philippines (Leyte, Samar).


Merr. 1923 – In: En. Philip.: 119
SCHMIDT 1935 – In: E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 2, 16b: 241