Hoya multiflora

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    Hoya multiflora @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    Hoya multiflora @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)

Basic information

Flower Name
Hoya multiflora
Formal Name
Hoya multiflora
Alias
Hoya multiflora, Shooting stars
Habitat
Malaysia
Morph
non-cold-resistant evergreen cranial shrub

Comment

What is Hoya multiflora

Hoya multiflora or Shooting Star Hoya (scientific name: Hoya multiflora) is native to Malaysia and is a non-cold-resistant evergreen cranial shrub of the family Apocynaceae. It takes a roots from the stem and attach to nearby objects. The leaves are elliptical in shape, green in color, shiny and attached to life. Leaf edge is entire with waves. From the leaf axilla, flower stems are extracted and scattered inflorescences extending from the tip are assembled into a few tens of small flowers of arrow shape like a vector. The shape of the flower is peculiar, a long pale yellow floral tip has a yellow pentagonal petal as a pedestal, a white planar secondary corolla at the tip of it, a dark colored crown hidden behind the secondary corolla. "Hoya" in the genus name means "Hoy", a gardener in the UK, "multiflora" in the species name is "multi" and "flora" meaning "multiple flowers". Flower language is "friendship".

Common name: Hoya multiflora, Scientific name: Hoya multiflora, aka: Milky Way, Shooting stars, Shooting star Hoya, Sakuraran, Origin: Malaysia, Living type: Evergreen vines Shrubs, height: 20 to 100 cm, leaf shape: oblong, leaf height: 8 cm, leaf order: native, leaf color: Glossy green, leaf margin: wavy, bisexual flower, radial symmetry, inflorescence: scattering inflorescence, flower diameter: 1.2 to 1.5 cm, flowering period: April to August, petals: tubular joint venture and tip 5 Rupture to star shape, fruit type: baguede.

Detailed information

Order
Gentianales
Family
Apocynaceae
Genus
Hoya
Species
H. multiflora
Flower language
Friendship (Mar 21)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
Cylinder
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
GardenGreenhousePot flower
Color
Cream
Season
AprMayJunJulAug
Height
20 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
1.2 ~ 1.5

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