Aristolochia pahsienshanensis   C.L.Yang

trivial name

size

habit

inflorescence

exposure

temperature range

humidity

water requirements

 

soil pH

propagation

difficulty

Pa-hsien Shan - pipevine (mountain in Taiwan)

1 m 

perennial scrambler/procumbent liana

whitish with brown sepals and a bright throat

shade

20-25 °C in summer, hardy to -5 °C with isolation

> 60 %

constant humidity and much water especially during hot days

slightly alkaline

seeds (stratification period up to 2 years), stolons

2 (1 = very easy, 5 = extremely difficult)


Quite a recent discovery from Taiwan, this odd little species with an unpronounceable name does not really match the growth habit of its closest relatives from the same island.