Hoya cinnamonifolia Hook.

Wiry twiner to several metres long, latex white. Leaf blade elliptic to ovate, succulent, flat, up to 20 cm long and 8 cm wide, green, silver flecking absent, hairless; margins entire, not recurved, same colour as rest of blade; venation palminerved, with 5 veins from base; base rounded; tip acute to acuminate. Umbel negatively geotropic, convex, of 10-25 flowers in tight ball. Corolla 15-16 mm wide, green-yellow; lobes ovate, 7-8 mm long, 5-6 mm wide, more or less flat to strongly reflexed, shortly papillose. Corona purple-red.


Leaf blade 5-nerved from base; corona purple-red.

Source: Forster, P.; Liddle, D.; Liddle, I. (2002). Hoya. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Gentianales
family       Apocynaceae
genus        Hoya R.Br.