Marsdenia rostrata R.Br.

Stigmatic head long, rostrate. Leaves obtusely and usually abruptly acuminate, up to 13 cm long, 2–7 cm wide; ovate to almost orbicular, dark green above, slightly paler underneath; petioles 10–40 mm long. Flowers numerous in dense simple umbels up to 3 cm diam. Corolla c. 6 mm diam., bearded inside below the middle; lobes slightly longer than the tube. Fruit ovoid, acuminate, 5 cm long, 2–4 cm diam. Robust twiner, glabrous or the young growth tomentose. Widespread. In or near RF; also near the sea in sheltered places. Fl. spring–summer