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Aristolochia pentandra Jacq.
Marsh’s dutchman’s-pipe

Aristolochia pentandra
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Aristolochiaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the West Indies (Cuba, Jamaica, Bahamas), southern Mexico and the Bay Islands of Honduras.

Map of Florida Locations

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Aristolochia pentandra has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Aristolochia pentandra has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Keys) Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Aristolochia pentandra has been found in the following habitat :
Rockland Hammock

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Aristolochia pentandra
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer