Aeschynanthus radicans Jack
Trichosporum radicans (Jack) Nees
|Malaysia||Akar berenas, akar setebal, akar kechubong ayer (Peninsular).|
It can be found in Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, Java and Borneo.
This is a creeping herb, which can grow up to 150 cm long.
The leaves are broadly egg-shaped to ovate-lance-shaped, obtuse to subacute.
The petal is much longer than its sepal, about 4.5-7.5 cm long and bright red.
The seeds are with 1 hair at each end.
A. radicans grows in forests on trees and rocks up to 1750 m altitude, and is common in many regions.
Plant Resources of South-East Asia No.12(3): Medicinal and poisonous plants 3.