Hoya linearis D.Don

Pendent, non-twining herb to several metres long, latex white. Leaf blade linearlanceolate, fleshy, flat, up to 5 cm long and 0.6 cm wide, green, silver flecking absent, softly hairy; margins entire, not recurved, same colour as rest of blade; venation penninerved, obscure; base cuneate; tip acute. Umbel positively geotropic, concave, of 10-15 flowers in tight ball. Corolla 6-7 mm wide, white; lobes triangular-ovate, 3-4 mm long, 3-4 mm wide, slightly reflexed, shortly papillose. Corona white.


Pendent non-twiner; leaf blade linear-lanceolate

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.