This species is distributed in the Malaysian archipelago, in south Asia, specifically peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo. It is quite distinctive, with the colored cup-shaped calyx and bright red fairly short flowers. While similar to A. tricolor, it doesn’t have the black and light stripes,and tends to have a longer corolla.
Additional photos may be seen in a slideshow by clicking one of the links below:
- Stems of the species clambering over rocks at RBGE
- Closer views of the flowers/stems, here and here
- Flowers and buds with broader and brighter calyces and shorter flowers, growing in nature in Malaysia