Hoya longifolia Wight

Trailing twiner to several metres long, latex white. Leaf blade oblanceolate, fleshy, rather flat, up to 13 cm long and 2 cm wide, green, silver flecking absent, hairless; margins entire, not recurved, same colour as rest of blade; venation penninerved, with 7 or 8 lateral veins; base cuneate; tip acuminate. Umbel positively geotropic, convex, of 5-12 flowers in loose ball. Corolla 16-17 mm wide, white, dull; lobes triangular, about 8 mm long and 8 mm wide, slightly inflexed, shaggily papillose. Corona white.


Closely allied to H. shepherdii.

Leaf blade oblanceolate, fairly flat.

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.