Hoya lanceolata D.Don

Pendent, non-twining herb to 1 m long, latex white. Leaf blade oblanceolate, thin, fleshy, flat, up to 3 cm long and 1 cm wide, green, silver flecking absent, hairless; margins entire, not recurved, same colour as rest of blade; venation penninerved, with 6 or 7 lateral veins, rather obscure; base cuneate; tip acuminate. Umbel positively geotropic, concave, of 1-7 flowers in loose ball. Corolla 12-13 mm wide, cream; lobes triangular-ovate, about 6 mm long and 5 mm wide, slightly reflexed, shortly papillose. Corona pale pink. [H. sikkimensis hort.]


Closely allied to H. bella.

Pendent non-twiner; leaf blade oblanceolate, thin-fleshy; corona pale pink.

Source: Forster, P.; Liddle, D.; Liddle, I. (2002). Hoya. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Gentianales
family       Apocynaceae
genus        Hoya R.Br.
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
subspecies          Hoya lanceolata subsp. bella