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Hoya australis  R.Br. ex J.Traill
Waxflower
Widespread in North Queensland.There are several different subspecies. These plants meet the description for subsp australis.A beautifully scented epiphytic vine.
This species was collected by Banks and Solander at Cooktown in 1770.

    Hoya australis  Hoya australis 
   
  Description: Flowers and leaves Description: Flowers and leaves
    Location: Davies Creek, North Queensland Location: Hopevale Beach Rd, North Queensland
    GPS coordinates: 16˚58.536S,145˚32.815E GPS coordinates: 15˚16.094S,145˚16.868E
    Date:9 March 2008 Date:26 April 2008
Field No.:U385 Field No.:U386
       
    Hoya australis   Hoya australis 
    Description: Flowers Description: Flowers and leaves
    Location: Hopevale Beach Rd, North Queensland Location: Hopevale Beach Rd, North Queensland
    GPS coordinates: 15˚16.094S,145˚16.868E GPS coordinates: 15˚16.094S,145˚16.868E
    Date:26 April 2008 Date:26 April 2008
    Field No.:U386 Field No.:U386
       

 

References (accessed 15 May 2017):

http://anpsa.org.au/h-aus.html

http://keys.trin.org.au:8080/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Hoya_australis_subsp._australis.htm

Forster, P.I. & Liddle, D.J. in Orchard, A.E., (Ed) (1996) Flora of Australia 28: 231-237

 

 

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