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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Family Apocynaceae updated Jan Where seen? Want to share your sightings? This Hoya looks similar to Hoya diversifolia. Though not all Hoyas are vines, those in our mangroves are climbing twining vines that can be many metres long.

Hoya (Hoya diversifolia) in the Hoyas Database –

The last photo is a comparison between Hoya diversifolis ssp. We leave our plants outside year round here in south Florida, I would just protect from freezing temperatures.


This tropical succulent wax flower has thick green leaves and produces red and pink flowers when mature. Growing the Native Plants of Singapore.

Chek Jawa, Dec 01 Hoya verticillata. This is an easy to grow plant for beginners. Edit alert text Click Here diversifoli be notified when this product is available again Already 5 persons shown interest.

The flowers are the same size and shape and the leaves are similar as well, but much smaller. Mangrove wax plant Hoya sp.

References Hsuan Keng, S. Leaves cm thick and succulent. Additional information Weight 1 lbs Dimensions 6 x 9 x 24 in. Here, they can sometimes drape thickly. All pictures are for reference purposes only. This strong Hoya grows fast and looks nice in a hanging basket. Chek Jawa, May Many of our hoyas are listed in the Red List of threatened plants of Singapore.

A milky sap oozes out of cuts in divdrsifolia plant.

The mangrove Hoya diversifolia is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’. I would recommend this clone for beginners. With the loss of our mangroves, however, these plants are now less commonly seen.



Make your own badge here. Website by Modern Web Studios. According to Burkill, uses include the latex to stimulate digestion. According to Hugh Tan, the poisonous latex is used in Divedsifolia to ease painful catfish stings, in hot baths to treat rheumatism and to cure coughs and asthma. This Hoya has pretty flowers and buds. Distribution in Singapore on this wildsingapore flickr map.

Lim Chu Kang, Apr It blooms nonstop during the warmer months on mature plants. Mangrove wax plants on Singapore shores. We grow our Hoyas outside in hlya filtered light and keep the soils slightly dry. Each flower star-shaped with 5 waxy thick triangular petals, a smaller star-shaped structure in the centre. Photos of Mangrove wax plants for free download from wildsingapore flickr.