|Etymology||Genus||After Thomas Hoy, the gardner at Syon House for the Duke of Northumberland|
|Common Names||Dinner Plate Hoya|
|Native Distribution||Southeast Asia|
The scientific and common name of Hoya latifolia says it all, the large leaves is the key to identify it. It is also thick and heart-shaped with distinctive venation. The young leaves having a reddish-orange colour. The flowers may be either red or white.
Red or orange young leaves.
Flower clusters. Tube-like fruits can also be seen.
Close-up of the leaf. Note the venation.
Back of the leaf.