Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

Tinospora smilacina

Menispermaceae

Arrowhead Vine

Form and Size: A slender climber of vine thickets

Distribution: From the Torres Strait Islands to Richmond River NSW

Leaves: Simple, alternate, and triangular in shape; 3-20cms x 3-15cms

Flowers: Male and female flowers on separate plants (plants dioecious)
Small, in racemes, pale green to yellow

Flowering Period: Summer months

Fruit: A drupe, ovoid, orange to red, in groups of up to three on small receptacle

Male flowers of Tinsopora smilacina.