Hoya australis subsp. australis— Native Hoya—APOCYNACEAE
Habitat—Grows chiefly in dry rainforest in subcoastal ranges.
Distribution—North from Dorrigo area in New South Wales and Queensland.
Description— Pubescent climber with twining stems to 6 m high, often scrambling over rocks; latex copious.
Sea Acres National Park and Stephen Street Reserve
Leaves.— Simple, opposite, entire, milky latex present lamina broad–elliptic to ovate or ± circular, 3 to 6 cm long, 2 to 5 cm wide, apex rounded and shortly apiculate, upper surface sparsely pubescent or ± glabrous, lower surface densely pubescent with spreading hairs; petiole 10 to 35 mm long, thick.
Inflorescence—Umbels mostly 12 to 30–flowered; peduncle 5 to 25 mm long; pedicels 15 to 25 mm long. Flowers 15 to 25 mm diam., white with red centers, fragrant. Sepals 2 to 3 mm long. Corolla 7 to 8 mm long, minutely hairy above. Corona segments white.
Flowering.—Autumn to Winter.
Fruit—Follicles ± terete, 10 to 15 cm long, 10 to 15 mm diam.
Ripe.—May to June