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Aristolochia tomentosa

Aristolochia tomentosa Sims

Isotrema tomentosa (Sims) Huber

Pipe-vine

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassMagnoliidaeIncludes magnolias, nutmeg, bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, black pepper, and many others
OrderAristolochialesIncludes gingers
FamilyAristolochiaceaeBirthwort family
GenusAristolochiaFrom the Greek aristos, “the best, most excellent,” and locheia or lochia, “childbirth,” sometimes called birthwort, it was supposedly used to ease childbearing
SpeciestomentosaFrom Latin tomentosus, from tomentum, covered with densely matted woolly hairs

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Aristolochia tomentosa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 8 Apr 2011.

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Aristolochia tomentosa (Pipe-vine)

6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm)

Aristolochia tomentosa (Pipe-vine)

6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 16 × 24" (41 × 62 cm)

Aristolochia tomentosa (Pipe-vine)

6/15/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm)

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