Wiry twiner to several metres long, latex white. Leaf blade ovate to broadly ovate, fleshy to succulent, flat, up to 21 cm long and 10 cm wide, green to green-brown, silver flecking absent, hairless; margins entire, not recurved, same colour as rest of blade; venation palminerved, with 3 veins from base; base cordate; tip acute. Umbel negatively geotropic, convex, of 10-25 flowers in tight ball. Corolla 10-18 mm wide, cream, green or yellow; lobes lanceolate-ovate to broadly ovate, 6-7 mm long, 4.5-6 mm wide, strongly reflexed, minutely papillose, appearing hairless. Corona cream, green or yellow. [H. nicholsoniae F. Muell.]
Australia, New Guinea
Leaf blade prominently 3-nerved from base. A large number of clones with different coloured flowers are in cultivation.
Source: (2002). Hoya. In: . 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.