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Pararistolochia promissaHabitus1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Magnoliids
Order: Piperales
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Genus: Pararistolochia

Pararistolochia is a genus of plant family Aristolochiaceae.


The genus contains (but may not be limited to) the following species:

African species[edit]

Malagasy species[edit]

Australasian species[edit]

The Cairns birdwing feeds on several species of Paraistolochia


  • Leal, M.E., et al. 2011. Aristolochiaceae. In : Sosef, M.S.M., et al. (ed.), Fl. Gabon 42 : 5-10. Margraf Publishers, Weikersheim.
  • Luino, I., et al. 2016. A new Pararistolochia Hutch. & Dalziel, (Aristolochiaceae) from the Beanka Tsingy (western Madagascar). Candollea, 71(1) : 135- 141.
  • Parsons, M.J. 1996a. New species of Aristolochia and Pararistolochia (Aristolochiaceae) from Australia and New Guinea. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 120(3): 199-238.
  • Parsons, M.J. 1996b. The immature stages of Pharmacophagus antenor (Drury) (Papilionidae : Troidini) from Madagascar. J. Lepid. Soc. 50 : 337-344.
  • Poncy, O. 1978. Le genre Pararistolochia, Aristolochiaceae d’Afrique tropicale. Adansonia, 17 : 465- 494.

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