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Pendulous
Wax Flower

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Pendulous Wax Flower

Hoya wightii

Pendulous Wax Flower is an climber, growing on trees. Stems are many, stout. Young branchlets are slender, green. Oppositely arranged leaves are thick, elliptic, bluntly long-pointed, with a narrow base. Plant contains milky sap, which oozes from cuts. Very beautiful flowers are borne in umbels hanging on 6-10 mm long stalk. Flower-stalks are stout. Flowers are cream colored, 2 cm across, with triangular pointed petals. At the center of the flower is the corona of 5 purple, fleshy lobes.

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Regional Names
  • Marathi:
    दुधवेल
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Taxanomy

GENTIANALES
ASCLEPIADACEAE
Hoya wightii

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