Hoya globulosa Hook.f.

Wiry twiner to several metres long, latex white. Leaf blade elliptic-oblong to oblanceolate, fleshy, flat, up to 15 cm long and 5 cm wide, pale green, silver flecking absent, velutinous-hairy; margins entire, not recurved, same colour as rest of blade; venation penninerved, with 6 or 7 lateral veins that are much darker green; base rounded; tip acuminate. Umbel negatively geotropic, convex, of 15-25 flowers in loose ball. Corolla 14-15 mm wide, cream-yellow; lobes ovate, 5-6 mm long, 4.5-5 mm wide,more or less flat, shortly papillose. Corona cream-yellow to pinkish.


Leaf blade velutinous-hairy, venation darker green.

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.