Flora of Bahia: Aristolochiaceae

Ivan Silva Abreu, Ana Maria Giulietti


The taxonomic treatment of Aristolochiaceae from the state of Bahia, Brazil, is presented here. We recognize 20 species of Aristolochia, the only genus of the family represented in Brazil. Aristolochia melastoma is reported for the first time in Bahia and A. brunneomaculata was recognized as new from this study. Descriptions, an identification key, illustrations, general comments and geographic distribution maps of species in Bahia are presented.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13102/scb1059


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