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. Many of our hoyas are listed in the Red List of threatened plants of Singapore.

Each flower star-shaped with 5 waxy thick triangular petals, a smaller star-shaped structure in the centre. Admiralty Park, Aug 11 Hoya diversifolia.

Though not all Hoyas are vines, those in our mangroves are climbing twining vines that can be many metres long.

These climbers with tough succulent leaves and beautiful wax-like flowers are sometimes seen in our mangroves. All pictures are for reference purposes only. This Hoya looks similar to Hoya diversifolia. References Hsuan Keng, S. A milky sap oozes out of cuts in the plant.



Growing the Native Plants of Singapore. With diveersifolia loss of our mangroves, however, these plants are now less commonly seen. 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 coughs and asthma. Additional information Weight 1 lbs Dimensions 6 x 9 x 24 in.


We grow our Hoyas outside in bright filtered light and keep the soils slightly dry. Website by Modern Web Studios. Chek Jawa, May The last photo is a comparison between Hoya diversifolia ssp.

Make your own badge here. Here, they can sometimes drape thickly. Chek Jawa, Dec 01 Hoya verticillata. It blooms nonstop during the warmer months on mature plants. Lim Chu Kang, Apr Leaves cm thick and succulent.

Mangrove wax plant Hoya sp.

The mangrove Hoya diversifolia is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’. According to Burkill, duversifolia include the latex to stimulate digestion. Distribution in Singapore on this wildsingapore flickr map. According to Hsuan Keng, they used to be common including H. Mangrove wax plants on Singapore shores.

Family Apocynaceae updated Jan Where seen?


Want to share your sightings? We also like this Hoya because it is pest and disease free. This tropical succulent wax flower has thick green leaves and produces red and pink flowers when mature.

Hoya (Hoya diversifolia) in the Hoyas Database –

Fruits are long cm bean-like which split open when ripe to release fluffy wind-dispersed seeds. Edit alert text Click Here to be notified divetsifolia this product is available again Already 5 persons shown interest.

BP Science Centre Guidebook. I would recommend this clone for beginners. Photos of Mangrove wax plants for free download from wildsingapore flickr. The flowers are the same size and shape and the leaves are similar as well, but much smaller. This strong Hoya grows fast and looks nice diversiifolia a hanging basket. We leave our plants outside year round here in south Florida, I would just protect from freezing temperatures. This is an easy to grow plant for beginners.

This Hoya has pretty flowers and buds.