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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.

NatureServe Global Status: Apparently Secure

State of Florida Status: Endangered

Florida Natural Areas Inventory State Status: Critically Imperiled

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

Map of South Florida Locations

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Critically Imperiled

Map of Florida Keys Locations

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for coastal hammocks in the upper Keys. We consider this native and extant in the upper Keys. For more information, see IRC's species account.

Other data on Aristolochia pentandra available from :


Aristolochia pentandra has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Present Native




Aristolochia pentandra has been reported for the following habitat in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Rockland Hammock


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Aristolochia pentandra
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer