This native vine or climber is commonly known as veiny morinda.
Gynochthodes canthoides is described as a "dicot" in the Rubiaceae family.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Previously known as Morinda acutifolia and Morinda canthoides (Australian Plant Name Index).
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.
Reported at 14 Fraser Coast localities: Bauple, Brooweena, Craignish, Doongul, Duckinwilla, Dundowran Beach, Howard, Malarga, Mount Urah, River Heads, St Mary, Takura, Teddington, Urraween.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.