Stephania Lour.

3 species in Aust.; Qld, NSW, NT

Stephania japonica var.discolor (Blume) Forman

Slender climber. Leaves broad-ovate orbicular or ± triangular, up to 10 cm wide, peltate. Flowers in compound umbels. Sepals 6–10 in male flowers, 3–5 in female flowers. Petals 3–5. Stamens connate into a column. Carpel 1. Fruit a compressed drupe c. 5 mm diam. Coast. In or near RF. Near the sea. Snake Vine