Hoya diversifolia is an Indonesian native with a thick weirdly shaped leaf, and pink flowers. This plant for some reason is looked down on by some Hoya growers. Plant database entry for Hoya (Hoya diversifolia) with one image, one comment, and 10 data details. Status and threats: Many of our hoyas are listed in the Red List of threatened plants of Singapore. The mangrove Hoya diversifolia is listed as ‘Critically.
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Flowers emerge in a ball-like cluster. References Hsuan Keng, S.
With the loss of our mangroves, however, these plants are now hooya commonly seen. Mangrove wax plant Hoya sp. This Hoya has pretty flowers and buds.
Make your own badge here. According to Hugh Tan, the poisonous latex is used in Malaysia to ease painful catfish stings, in hot baths to treat rheumatism and to cure hoja and asthma. The flowers are the same size and shape and the leaves are similar as well, but much smaller. These climbers with tough succulent leaves and beautiful wax-like flowers are sometimes seen in our riversifolia. Growing the Native Plants of Singapore. The mangrove Hoya diversifolia is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’.
Leaves cm thick and succulent.
This strong Hoya grows fast and looks nice in a hanging basket. This Hoya looks similar to Hoya diversifolia. This is an easy to grow plant for beginners. It blooms nonstop during the warmer months on mature plants. Fruits are long cm bean-like which split open when ripe to release fluffy wind-dispersed seeds.
We also like this Hoya because it is pest and disease free. Want to share your sightings? Mangrove wax diverzifolia on Singapore shores. This tropical succulent wax flower has thick green leaves and produces red and pink flowers when mature. Distribution in Singapore on this wildsingapore flickr map.
Here, they can sometimes drape thickly. A milky sap oozes out of cuts in the plant. Website by Modern Web Studios.
Hoya (Hoya diversifolia) in the Hoyas Database –
All pictures are for reference purposes only. Diversifolka would recommend this clone for beginners. Admiralty Park, Aug 11 Hoya diversifolia. Photos of Mangrove wax plants for free download from wildsingapore flickr. Chek Jawa, Dec 01 Hoyz verticillata.
Chek Jawa, May According to Burkill, uses include the latex to stimulate digestion. Each flower star-shaped with 5 waxy thick triangular petals, a smaller star-shaped structure in the centre. Family Apocynaceae updated Jan Where seen? Edit alert text Click Here to be notified when this product is available again Already 5 persons shown interest. BP Science Centre Guidebook.
HOYA DIVERSIFOLIA SSP. CRASSIPES
The last photo is a comparison between Hoya diversifolia ssp. Though not all Hoyas are vines, those in our mangroves are climbing xiversifolia vines that can be many metres long. Lim Chu Kang, Apr Many of our hoyas are listed in the Red List of threatened plants of Singapore.
Additional information Weight 1 lbs Dimensions 6 x 9 x 24 in. According to Viversifolia Keng, they used to be common including H.
We grow our Hoyas outside in bright filtered light and keep the soils slightly dry. We leave our plants outside year round here in south Florida, I would just protect from freezing temperatures.