Hoya lasiantha Korth. ex Blume

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For a long time Hoya praetorii was sold as Hoya lasiantha. Hoya lasianthatransparentThe retlation between the two is quite obvious.

Hoya lasiantha is a lot larger than Hoya praetorii in all dimentions and the flowers look a bit more chubby. As the leaves are quite large the plant consumes lots of water. Keep away from draught.

 Variations in Hoya
Semishade

Should not be exposed to sunlight.. A shaded window facing west or east is good.

Moist

Should not be allowed to go dry. Keep slightly moist at all times.

Warm

Temperate species. Should not be exposed to draught or temperatures below 17°C. Grows best in an average temperature of 30°C.

Flower size: ca 21mm × 15mm

Leaf size: ca 10-15cm × 16-20

Growth: Bushlike

Scent: Weak

Section: Plocostemma

Origin: Indonesia (Borneo)

Author: Korth. ex Blume

Publication: Rumphia, Vol. 4, s. 30 (1848)

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