The Lembuswana is a legendary creature appearing in Kutai mythology. It is described as being a lion-headed horse with an adorning crown, having an elephant-like trunk, a pair of Garuda wings, and fish-like scales.
In legend of this creature is the guardian of the Mahakam River, and the vehicle of Mulawarman - king of the Kutai kingdom approximately 1500 years ago. It is also the vehicle of princess Karang Melenu.
This creature is a symbol of Kutai Kartanegara city, its head and body symbolizing power of the king, and its trunk symbolizing Ganesha - the god of intelligence.