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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We leave our plants outside year round here in south Florida, I would just protect from freezing temperatures.
According to Hugh Diversifoliaa, the poisonous latex is used in Malaysia to ease painful catfish stings, in hot baths to treat rheumatism and to cure coughs and asthma.
Website by Modern Web Studios. Edit alert text Click Here to be notified when this product is available again Already 5 persons shown interest. The mangrove Hoya diversifolia is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’. Family Apocynaceae updated Jan Where seen? These climbers with tough succulent leaves and beautiful wax-like flowers are sometimes seen in our mangroves. Fruits are long cm bean-like which split open when ripe to release fluffy wind-dispersed seeds. We grow our Hoyas outside in bright filtered light and keep the soils slightly dry.
With the loss of our mangroves, however, these plants are now less commonly seen. References Hsuan Keng, S. Leaves cm thick and succulent. The flowers are the same size and shape and the leaves are similar as well, but much smaller.
HOYA DIVERSIFOLIA SSP. CRASSIPES
Photos of Mangrove wax plants for free download from wildsingapore flickr. Chek Jawa, Dec 01 Hoya verticillata. I would recommend this clone for beginners. This Hoya looks similar to Diversiifolia diversifolia. Chek Jawa, May Though not all Hoyas are vines, those in our mangroves are climbing twining vines that can be many metres long.
A milky sap oozes out of cuts in the plant. This is an easy to grow plant for beginners. Make your own badge here.
Viversifolia to Burkill, uses include the latex to stimulate digestion. The last photo is a comparison between Hoya diversifolia ssp. Many of our hoyas are listed in the Red List of threatened plants of Singapore. BP Science Centre Guidebook. Flowers emerge in a ball-like cluster.
Hoya (Hoya diversifolia) in the Hoyas Database –
Growing the Native Plants of Singapore. According to Hsuan Keng, they used to be common including H. Additional information Weight 1 lbs Dimensions 6 x divesrifolia x 24 in. Mangrove wax plant Hoya sp. This tropical succulent wax flower has thick green leaves and produces red and pink flowers when mature. Mangrove wax plants on Singapore shores.
This Hoya has pretty flowers and buds. Want to share your sightings? All pictures are for reference purposes only.
We also like this Hoya because it is pest and disease free.