Isotrema

Isotrema Rafin.

Isotrema is a segregate of Aristolochia. It comprises ca. 50 species from temperate and tropical Asia, North and Central America. Several species, mostly woody climbers, are cultivated as ornamentals.

Isotrema macrophyllum


References

Brady A. & Gorman C. (1989) Aristolochia. In: Walters S.M. & al. (eds.), The European Garden Flora, vol. 3. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 417-418.

Jäger E.J., Ebel F., Hanelt P. & Müller G. (eds.) (2008) Rothmaler Band 5. Exkursionsflora von Deutschland. Krautige Zier- und Nutzpflanzen. Springer Verlag, Berlin: 880 p.

Ohi-Toma T., Sugawara T., Murata H., Wanke S., Neinhuis C. & Murata J. (2006) Molecular phylogeny of Aristolochia sensu lato (Aristolochiaceae) based on sequences of rbcL, matK, and phyA genes, with special reference to differentiation of chromosome numbers. Syst. Bot. 31: 481-92.

Pfeifer H.W. (1966) Revision of the north and central American hexandrous species of Aristolochia (Aristolochiaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 53: 115-196.

Wagner S. (2010) Evolution of shrubs and lianas within Aristolochia subgenus Isotrema – combining molecular phylogeny with biomechanical and anatomical approaches (Evolution von Wuchsformen innerhalb der Aristolochia Untergattung Isotrema - Molekulare Phylogenie kombiniert mit biomechanischen und anatomischen Untersuchungen). Dipl. Biol. Thesis, Fakultät Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften, Technischen Universität Dresden, Germany.

Wanke S., González F. & Neinhuis C. (2006) Systematics of pipevines - combining morphological and fast-evolving molecular characters to investigate the relationships within subfamily Aristolochioideae (Aristolochiaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 167:1215-1227.

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