Stephania zippeliana

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Stephania zippeliana


Large woody climber up to c. 20 m. Leaves with glabrous petioles (6—)10—19 cm;


Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present, Ceram present, Jamdena present, Misool present, New Hebrides present, San Cristobal present, Solomon Is present, Tenimber Is present, Vanuata present
Solomon Is. (San Cristobal, Guadalca-nal), New Hebrides (Vanuata); in Malesia: New Guinea (incl. Misool) and Moluccas (Ceram, Tenimber Is.: Jamdena).


The appearance of the lower leaf surface may vary from indistinct, fine reticulation to coarse reticulate venation but this seems to be due to age ().


FORMAN 1956 – In: Kew Bull.: 66
Diels 1910 – In: Pfl. R.: 266
Ridl. 1916 – In: Trans. Linn. Soc.: 16
Miq. 1912 – In: Nova Guinea: 869
BECC. 1877 – In: Malesia: 153
Miq. 1968 – In: Kew Bull.: 355
SCHEFF. 1876 – In: Ann. Jard. Bot. Btzg: 5
KANEH. & HATUS. 1942 – In: Bot. Mag. Tokyo: 474
Diels 1923 – In: Nova Guinea: 80