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Stapelia meliflua Blanco
Fl. Filip. [F.M. Blanco] 202 1837

Accepted Scientific Name: Hoya meliflua (Blanco) Merr.
Sp. Blancoan. 318 1918 Merr.

Stapelia meliflua (Hoya meliflua) Photo by: Luiza Ferreira


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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Hoya meliflua (Blanco) Merr.
Sp. Blancoan. 318 1918
Synonymy: 4

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Hoya, Wax Plant, Porcelain Flower, Little fraterna, Waxplant, Waxvine, Waxflower

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Hoya meliflua group

  • Hoya meliflua (Blanco) Merr.: leaves succulent-like, dark green glossy, elongate ovate 9-13 cm long, 5-6 cm wide, glabrous, with no evident venation. Petiole 15-20 mm long, glabrous. Distribution: Philippines.
  • Hoya meliflua subs. fraterna T.Green: has extremely large, dark green and glossy leaves up to 45 cm long, the longest leaves of all Hoyas. Distribution: Philippines.

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Stapelia meliflua (Hoya meliflua) Photo by: Luiza Ferreira
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