Hoya samoensis Seem.

Wiry twiner to several metres long, latex white. Leaf blade elliptic-ovate to ovate, fleshy to succulent, flat, up to 8 cm long and 6 cm wide, green to yellow-brown, silver flecking absent, hairless; margins entire, not recurved, same colour as rest of blade; venation palminerved, with 7 veins from base; base cordate; tip acute to acuminate. Umbel negatively geotropic, convex, of 8-25 flowers in loose ball. Corolla 13-15 mm wide, yellow to salmon-apricot; lobes oblong-ovate, 6-7 mm long, 4-4.5 mm wide, weakly to strongly reflexed, hairless. Corona yellow to salmon-apricot. [H. cominsii Hemsl.]

New Caledonia, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu

Leaf blade 7-nerved from base.

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.