Hoya myrmecopa Kleijn & Donkelaar

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Small leaved hoya. Leaves reminds me of Hoya lacunosa but the dents are not so obvious and the whole plant is more rigid.

Hoya myrmecopa likes a light position but should be shaded from the brightest sunlight that might burn the leaves. Tolerates some drought but looks best if kept evenly moist.



Subspecies or variations:
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Light, but no sunlight

Likes light but should not be exposed to sunlight. A protected window facing west is good.

Slightly moist

Tolerates some drought but should not be allowed to run completely dry.

Intermediate

Intermediate species. Tolerates short exposure to temperatures no less than 10°C. Best grown in a regular room temperature of 20-25°C.

Flower size: ca 6mm

Leaf size: 20mm × 35mm

Growth: Hanging/climbing

Scent: Soft

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Origin: Sulawesi (Indonesia)

Author: Kleijn & Donkelaar

Publication: Blumea 46(3): 477 (2001)

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