Snake Vine (species: Stephania japonica) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Stephania japonica
Snake Vine

©Anne Hoggett: Stephania japonica in flower at Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Stephania japonica leaves and inflorescence, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Flowers of Stephania japonica at Lizard Island Research Station, Jan 2019.
Kingdom Plantae
Division Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Ranunculales
Family Menispermaceae
Genus Stephania
Species Stephania japonica



Distinguishing features

A slender vine with heart-shaped leaves, petiole attached to underside of leaf, away from leaf margin (peltate).


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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