Hoya elliptica Hook.f.

First published in Fl. Brit. India 4: 58 (1883)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Thailand to W. Malesia. It is a climbing epiphyte or lithophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Borneo, Malaya, Sumatera, Thailand

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Illustrated handbook of succulent plants Asclepiadaceae, corr. 2nd printing: 1-318. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg,New York.
  • Lamb, A. & Rodda, M. (2016). A guide to Hoyas of Borneo: 1-204. Natural history publications (Borneo).
  • Rahayu, S. & Wanntorp, L. (2012). Notes on the species diversity of Hoya (Apocynaceae - Asclepiadoideae) of Sumatra. Asklepios 113: 17-26.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Rahayu, S. & Wanntorp, L. (2012). Notes on the species diversity of Hoya (Apocynaceae - Asclepiadoideae) of Sumatra. Asklepios 113: 17-26.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 12, 2015 Maingay, A.C. [3286], Peninsular Malaysia K000895126 lectotype Yes
May 12, 2015 Maingay, A.C. [3286], Peninsular Malaysia K000895127 lectotype Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0