Hoya kerrii Craib

Wiry twiner to several metres long, latex white. Leaf blade broadly ovate, succulent, flat, up to 9 cm long and 8 cm wide, green, silver flecking absent, hairless; margins entire, not recurved, same colour as rest of blade; venation penninerved, with 5 or 6 lateral veins; base cuneate or rounded; tip deeply notched. Umbel negatively geotropic, convex, of 10-20 flowers in tight ball. Corolla 7-8 mm wide, cream; lobes ovate, 4-5 mm long, 4-5 mm wide, strongly reflexed, shortly papillose. Corona dark brown.


Leaf blade with notched tip, corona dark brown.

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.

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