Freycinetia cumingiana is native to Tropical Asia, Malesia and Philippines. This species is cultivated on Maui for sale as cut flowers throughout the US.
The genus Freycinetia includes 180 species distributed throughout the Tropics throughout Sri Lanka, the Pacific including Marquesas, Hawaii, Austral, Society, Cook, New Caledonia, and Samoan Islands), Australia and New Zealand.
(Mabberley, D. J., 1997. The Plant-Book: A portable dictionary of the vascular plants. Second edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England.)