Stephania venosa

Stephania venosa

  • Stephania venosa
  • Stephania venosa
  • Stephania venosa
  • Stephania venosa
  • Stephania venosa
  • Stephania venosa
  • Stephania venosa
  • Stephania venosa
  • Stephania venosa
  • Stephania venosa
  • Stephania venosa
  • Stephania venosa
  • Stephania venosa
  • Stephania venosa
  • Flower name
    Stephania venosa
  • Scientific name
    Stephania venosa
  • AliasStephania venosa, ステファニア, Stephania
  • Place of originThailand
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering seasonApril, May

What is Stephania venosa

Stephania venosa is native Thailand and is a herbaceous evergreen vines perennial of the family menispermaceae Stephania genus. In the local native to the tropical rain forests of the subalpine. Seen in the greenhouse of the botanical gardens in Japan. It is a large tuberous root plant. Tuberous roots and cracked in a Brown, similar to the African tortoise. It is a dioecious. Stretching from tuberous root tendrils of green in the summer, other objects the extracts. Flower growing and vine length exceeds 150 cm. Flowering is in spring, yellow-green and orange flowers. Allows comprised of flowers after the Green and orange fruit. The Rhizome is used in the Official Gazette, particularly on cancer effects.

Also red SAP from the plant is used in the tattoo ink. Common name: Stefania Venosa, scientific name:Stephania venosa, Synonyms: Stephania rotundifolia, vine length: 8-14 m, flower color: Orange, tuberous root color: Brown and root diameter: 60 cm, tuberous root weight: 40 Kg, multiply: Cuttings and seedlings.


  • Order
    Ranunculales
  • Family
    Menispermaceae
  • Genus
    Stephania
  • Species
    S. venosa
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    6-petaled flower
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typePerennial Climber
  • Flower colors Orange
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height800.0 ~ 1400.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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