Hoya carnosa (L.f.) R.Br.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (Milkweed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AAK FAMILY (आक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Hoya carnosa (L.f.) R.Br.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated
  • Key identification features : Leave sovate-oblong or elliptic-oblong, thick and fleshy. Flowers white with pink centre, in pendulous umbels on short peduncles; corolla fleshy, bearded inside.
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district
  • Native : Queensland
  • Literature :
    • N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.382.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Hoya carnosa. Downloaded on 16 July 2024.

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