Woody climbers. Leaves palmately 3-7-nerved at the base, ± broadly ovate. Inflorescences: Seed curved;
Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present), E. Australia present, Lesser Sunda Is present, Solomon Is present, Timor present
E. Australia, Solomon Is.; in Malesia: New Guinea, Lesser Sunda Is. (Timor), Moluccas, Philippines. In all 5 spp.
Single collections confirm the genus in the Lesser Sunda Is. (Timor) and Solomons (Santa Cruz), but in the absence of fruits the species are uncertain.