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Plants of the Wide Bay District

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Species information

Vincetoxicum carnosum     (R.Br.) Benth.

This native vine or climber is commonly known as mangrove wax-flower vine.

Reported at 5 Fraser Coast localities: Dundowran Beach, Maryborough, Point Vernon, River Heads, Tinnanbar.

It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.

In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act this taxon is classified as Least Concern.
Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.

Vincetoxicum carnosum is described as a "higher dicot" in the Apocynaceae family.

Previously known as Cynanchum carnosum (Queensland Flora Census 2016). 


Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.

Australasian Virtual Herbarium

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