Flowers of Hoya sp. IPPS 0166 showing drips of freely produced nectar Large

Fig. 1 Flowers of Hoya sp. IPPS 0166 showing drips of freely-produced nectar

 

Hoya ciliata Large

Fig. 2 Hoya ciliata (IPPS4212) has soft, velvety leaves with lots of small hairs. They tend to wrinkle if the plant is in need of water. I have never persuaded it to produce its almost-black flowers

 

Hoya finlaysonii Large

Fig. 3 Hoya finlaysonii has stiff leaves, strongly veined with small hairs. They are somewhat wavy, with a paler under-surface

 

Hoya lacunosa flower in close up Large

Fig. 4 Hoya lacunosa flower in close-up

 

Hoya parasitica var. citrina Chiang Mai 1 Large

Fig. 5 Hoya parasitica var. citrina (Chiang Mai)

 

Hoya parasitica var. citrina flower close up Chiang Mai 1 Large

Fig. 6 Hoya parasitica var. citrina flower close-up (Chiang Mai)

 

Hoya parasitica var. citrina leaf detail Chiang Mai 1 Large

Fig. 7 Hoya parasitica var. citrina leaf detail (Chiang Mai)

 

Hoya serpens Large

Fig. 8 Hoya serpens 

All photographs taken by John Ellis. All photos copyright of the author and BCSS 2017.

If you want to know more about these plants, the author has recently updated the Hoya gallery on the Teesside Branch website:- https://www.teessidecacti.org/bcss/gallery/hoya_ga1.htm