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Aristolochia grandiflora, Calico Flower, Pelican Flower

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 Aristolochia grandiflora
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Calico Flower, Pelican Flower
Origin: Brazil, Mexico, Panama
vine or creeperfull sunsemi-shademoderate waterwhite/off-white flowersUnusual colorattracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Aggressive Vine. This creeper produces a gargantuan flower that is more beautiful than A. gigantea. The solitary blooms have heart-shaped faces about a foot long and 8 inches wide. Rich purple blotches and veins cover the creamy white face of the flower. At the center of the blossom, a livid purple bullís-eye leads to an inflated pouch. As added adornment, a foot-long, slender tail hangs from the flower. There is a malodorous aspect to the bloom; however, it dissipates after the first 24 hours. Papery capsule containing many seeds.


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Aristolochia grandiflora, Calico Flower, Pelican Flower

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Aristolochia grandiflora, Calico Flower, Pelican Flower

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Aristolochia grandiflora, Calico Flower, Pelican Flower

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Aristolochia grandiflora, Calico Flower, Pelican Flower

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Aristolochia grandiflora, Calico Flower, Pelican Flower

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