Hoya chuniana P.T. Li

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If this really is Hoya chuniana is a matter of discussion and depends on how one interprits the publication and holotye. It is however sold as Hoya chuniana and I recieved it as such. It also goes by the name Hoya PNG-6.

It was originally published as Hoya chunii but the name was later changed according to the rules of nomenclature. The species was not collected by Karl Chun but named in his honor. The name replaced the previous publication of Hoya reticulata Moon.

The leaves vary in size. The largest leaf on my plant is approx 15x12 cm and the smalles 7x5cm. They are lancett shaped, light green with obvious venetion.

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

Flower size: 9 mm

Leaf size: 5-12cm × 7-15cm

Growth: Climbing

Scent: Sweet


Origin: Papua New Guinea

Author: P.T. Li

Publication: Bull. Bot. Res. North-East. Forest. Inst., 4(1): 121 (1984), nom. nov.:.


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