Browsing: Hoya

Hoya is a genus of 200 to 300 species of tropical plants in the family Apocynaceae. Most are native to Asia including India, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Indonesia, There is a great diversity of species in the Philippines, and species in Polynesia, New Guinea, and Australia. This genus was named by botanist Robert Brown, in honor of his friend, botanist Thomas Hoy.

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Hoya pubicalyx (Wax Plant)

Hoya pubicalyx (Wax Plant, Porcelain Flower) is a fast growing, woody, epiphyte or scrambling shrub up to 10 feet (3 m) long, with large…

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Hoya praetorii (Wax Plant)

Hoya praetorii is a perennial vine with one of the most unusual and prettiest Hoya blossoms. The leaves are up to 7 inches (18 cm) long…

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Hoya carnosa – Wax Plant

Hoya carnosa (Wax Plant) is a vining succulent that roots along it long, branching stems. In the wild it climbs trees and scrambles over…

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Hoya macgillivrayi

Hoya macgillivrayi is a fast-growing root climber and twiner with thick, oval, pointed leaves which are light green and set opposite each other on the…