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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BP Science Centre Guidebook. Chek Jawa, May Additional information Weight 1 lbs Dimensions 6 x 9 x dicersifolia in. Leaves cm thick and succulent. According to Hsuan Keng, they used to be common including H. According to Burkill, uses include the latex to stimulate digestion.

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Lim Chu Kang, Apr Make your own badge here. A milky sap oozes out of cuts in the plant. This Hoya looks similar to Hoya diversifolia. All pictures are for reference purposes only. This strong Hoya grows fast and divefsifolia nice in a hanging basket.


I would recommend this clone for beginners. It blooms nonstop during the warmer months on mature plants. We also like this Hoya because it is pest and disease free. Many of our hoyas are listed in the Red List of threatened plants of Singapore. Though not all Hoyas diversiolia vines, those in our mangroves are climbing twining vines that can be many metres long.

The mangrove Hoya diversifolia is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’. We grow our Hoyas outside in bright filtered light and keep the soils slightly dry.

Flowers emerge in a ball-like cluster. With the loss of our mangroves, however, these plants are now less commonly seen. Family Apocynaceae updated Jan Where seen? Website by Modern Web Studios. Here, they can sometimes drape thickly. Mangrove wax plants on Singapore shores. 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. We leave our plants outside year round here in south Florida, I would just protect from freezing temperatures.


Hoya (Hoya diversifolia) in the Hoyas Database –

References Hsuan Keng, S. Edit alert text Click Here to be notified when this product is available again Already 5 persons shown interest. Distribution in Singapore on this wildsingapore flickr map.

This tropical succulent wax flower has thick green leaves and produces red and pink flowers when mature. Photos of Mangrove wax plants for free download from wildsingapore flickr. Mangrove wax plant Hoya sp.

Chek Jawa, Dec 01 Hoya verticillata. This Hoya has pretty flowers and buds. Fruits are long cm bean-like which split open when ripe to release fluffy wind-dispersed seeds. Admiralty Park, Aug 11 Hoya diversifolia. Growing the Native Plants of Singapore. These climbers with tough succulent leaves and beautiful wax-like flowers are sometimes goya in our mangroves. Each flower star-shaped with 5 waxy thick triangular petals, a smaller star-shaped structure in the centre.