Tinospora smilacina

Climbing woody Snake Vine with orange/red fruits in clusters, heart shaped leaves, long aerial roots, common in Pindan woodland and forest throughout the Kimberley and Pilbara. Flowers are small cream/yellow/green.

Tinospora smilacina1 Tinospora smilacina

This species grows across Australia’s north, with  a few as far south as new South Wales.

It has medicinal uses as a painkiller by the indigenous inhabitants. More here on a related species of Tinospora:

 

 

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About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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