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rubber vine
Cryptostegia grandiflora
Plant Family :Asclepiadaceae
Plant Form :vine
Growth Habit :Robust, woody climber, can scramble over trees up to 15m or grow as a many stemmed shrub 2m in the open.
Fruiting Season :Flowering period October to April.
Description :Introduced. Poisonous to animals. It is possible to produce rubber from the latex, but collection would be difficult.
Distribution :Gulf of Carpentaria and south alond the coast to the Burnett River, along rivers, watercourses and river flats.
Weed Status :Severe weed problem
Introduced :Yes
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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