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Hoya mindorensis 'Yellow'

Family Name: Apocynaceae
Semi-Shade Moderate Water Hanging Basket Ornamental Flowers Climber, Vine and Liana Epiphyte

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet
Comments

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Climber, Vine & Liana, Epiphyte
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial

Biogeography

Preferred Climate Zone Tropical

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form Fast growing, compact vine.
Foliage Leaves glossy green, to 12cm long, often with red tinge when exposed to direct sunlight
Flowers Flowers pale dull yellow, corona cream - pale pink, with a red stripe running along the top of each corona lobe; petals hairy.
Similar This is circulated as the yellow flowered clone of Hoya mindorensis, which also exist as a number of other color forms (dark red, red and salmon). 

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Well-Drained Soils, Easy to Grow
Landscape Uses Small Gardens, Container Planting, Hanging Basket
Usage Hazard - Cons Toxic Upon Ingestion
Usage Hazard - Cons Remarks Avoid contact with milky/ white sap as it may cause skin irritation in certain individuals. Keep plants away from children and pets as sap could be toxic.

Fauna, Pollination and Dispersal

Pollination Method(s) Biotic (Fauna)

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water
Pest(s) Sucking Insects
Propagation Method Seed, Stem Cutting

Foliar

Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Smooth, Leathery

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Cream / Off-White, Pink, Red, Yellow / Golden
Flower Texture(s) Gloss / Shiny, Velvety / Furry / Tomentose
Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence
Flowering Period After Rain
Flowering Opening Time Daytime
Flower Lifespan on Plant Several Days

Fruit, Seed & Spore

Fruit Classification Simple Fruit
Fruit Type 1 Dehiscent Dry Fruit

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Master ID 31602
Species ID 6001
Species record last updated on: 28 November 2019.
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