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Aristolochia chilensis
English Name:birthwort/pipevine/Dutchman`s pipes
Family:Aristolochiaceae
Native
Good ornamental value (A)
Height: 15 cm.
USDA Hardiness Zone 9.  The plant does not tolerate snow, but can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about - 5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile). Extremely dry areas with very rare rainfall. The dry season lasts 8 - 12 months and in some years it is possible to have no rainfall at all. Rainfall less than 100 mm/year. Dry, arid areas, with long drought periods of 6 - 10 months. Precipitations of 100 mm - 300 mm. are concentrated in winter. Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter. Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.
Perennial Red, without information on the number of petals Green, without information on the number of petals
Medicinal
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These seeds are generally restocked in: October

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This species is one of the two or three Aristolochias in Chile (it is still undecided whether one species is a valid species). It is one of the few insectivorous plants in Chile. Grows in relatively warm conditions (no frost), little watering, poor, sandy soils with good drainage.