Aristolochia naviculilimba

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Aristolochia naviculilimba


Liana, up to 15 m high. Leaves chartaceous, elliptic, 10-15 by 5.5-8 cm; Flowers (detached) cauligerous, on brachyblasts, internodes condensed, obscure; Stamens 6; Capsules unknown.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sarawak present), Lundu Distr present, Mt Kasian present, Mt Liang Ga-gang present, Mt Poi present, W. Kalimantan present
Malesia: Borneo (Sarawak: Lundu Distr., Mt Poi; W. Kalimantan: Mt Kasian&Mt Liang Ga-gang); 3 collections.


The epithet alludes to the boat-shaped limb.
Superficially the leaves of this species resemble those of A. transtillifera in shape, but they are chartaceous, puberulous beneath, with 10-14 rather loose transverse cross-veins and reticulate veins.