Taxonomic notes on some Aristolochia species in Vietnam

Truong Van Do and Trong Duc Nghiem

Published on: 10 May 2017

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2017.62.216

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2017 vol.62 no.2 pp.216-218


This study revised taxonomically some previously misidentified Aristolochia species in Vietnam. As a conclusion, these specimens were previously misidentified as A. heterophylla, A. indica, A. westlandii and A. zollingeriana, are here corrected to A. longgangensis, A. cambodiana, A. fangchi and A. acuminata, respectively. Furthermore, A. westlandii, A. zollingeriana are excluded from Vietnam and A. indica is a non-indigenous species of Vietnam

Keyword: Aristolochiaceae, Nomenclature, Taxonomy, Vietnam