Last updated:
15 okt 2013

Hoya hellwigiana Warburg

 

 


 

This hoya comes from Northeastern New Guinea and it was described in 1907. It comes from the Bonapas village area on the Ramu River.

 

This is a climbing hoya and so far it doesn't seem to twine, but then my plant is still small. The leaves are smooth, about 6-12 cm long and 3-6 cm wide. They have very clear, lighter green veins and they can get a red hint when grown in sun. A hoya with a very nice foliage!

 

The flowers have pale yellow/green corolla with darker tips and white corona. Each reflexed flower is 6-7 mm in diameter when fully reflexed. You'll find 20-30 flowers in each umbel and the flowers last only a couple of days and don't seem to produce any nectar. They have a vague very nice fragrance, but I can't really describe it...

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