Cryptostegia grandiflora

Rubber Vine

Native to Madagascar, rubber vine is a vigorous climber with twining, whip-like shoots. It can grow unsupported as an untidy shrub with many stems. Rubber vine smothers riparian vegetation and forms dense thickets. It is found in central and northern Queensland.

Rubber vine is a restricted invasive plant under the Biosecurity Act 2014.

From Queensland Government, Business Queensland Restricted Invasive Plants.

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Shrub with many twining stems.

Leaves and stems exude a white, milky sap.

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Light pink flower with a deeper pink lower area.

June-July is the only non-flowering time

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