1. Family: Apocynaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Hoya R.Br.
      1. Hoya carnosa (L.f.) R.Br.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. China to Laos, Japan (S. Kyushu) to Taiwan.

    [FTEA]

    Apocynaceae (part 2), David Goyder, Timothy Harris, Siro Masinde, Ulrich Meve, Johan Venter. Flora of Tropical East Africa, 2012

    Habit
    Semisucculent vine with large leaves and heavily scented umbels of white flowers that drip copious nectar.
    Note
    Native to eastern Asia.

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    East Himalaya

    Native to:

    China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Japan, Laos, Nansei-shoto, Taiwan

    Introduced into:

    Bangladesh, Fiji, Korea, Solomon Is., Trinidad-Tobago

    Hoya carnosa (L.f.) R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 11, 2015 Mooney, H.F. [3857], India K001045432
    Simmons, J.B. [556], Hong Kong 46382.000
    Collett, H. [833], Myanmar K000613015 lectotype
    Jan 1, 1950 Smith, Albert C. [399], Fiji Hoya intermedia K000911158 Unknown type material

    First published in Asclepiadeae: 16 (1810)

    Accepted by

    • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2017). Preliminary checklist of Hoya (Asclepiadaceae) in the flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Turczaninowia 20: 103-147.
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Kloppenburg, D. & Wayman, A. (2007). The world of Hoyas a book of pictures, rev. ed.,: 1-249. Orca publishing company, Central Point, Oregon.
    • Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Illustrated handbook of succulent plants Asclepiadaceae, corr. 2nd printing: 1-318. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg,New York.
    • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Z. Wu & P.H. Raven (1995). Gentianaceae through Boraginaceae Flora of China 16: 1-479. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Iwatsuki, K., Yamazaki, T., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (1993). Flora of Japan IIIa: 1-482. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
    • H?, P.-H. (1993). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam 2(2): 611-1191. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.
    • Ohwi, J. (1984). Flora of Japan (in English): 1-1067. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
    • Walker, E.H. (1976). Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu islands: 1-1159. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C., U.S.A.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Averyanov, L.V. & al. (2017). Preliminary checklist of Hoya (Asclepiadaceae) in the flora of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Turczaninowia 20: 103-147.
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
    • Smith, A.C. (1988). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 4: 1-377. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
    • Ohwi, J. (1984). Flora of Japan (in English): 1-1067. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • U.O.P.Z.: 300 (1949)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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