Aristolochia coryi I.M. Johnst.
Cory's Dutchman's-pipe, Cory's Pipevine
Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort Family)
Synonym(s): Aristolochia brevipes, Aristolochia brevipes var. acuminata
USDA Symbol: ARCO8
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Deltoid
Leaf Venation: Palmate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Apex: Acute
Leaf Base: Cordate
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Native Distribution: Southwestern Texas and northern Mexico.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
BenefitUse Medicinal: Many species of Aristolochia have been used in the treatment of snakebite; the treatment may or may not be effective. All species contain aristolochic acid, which is variously reported as tumor-causing or tumor-inhibiting (J. A. Duke 1985).
Larval Host: Pipe-vine swallowtail
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
NPSOT - Austin Chapter - Austin, TX
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Aristolochia coryi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aristolochia coryi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aristolochia coryi
MetadataRecord Modified: 2014-07-02
Research By: TWC Staff