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A Guide to Hoyas of Borneo

By: Lamb, Anthony & Rodda, Michele

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011335

ISBN: 9838121703

Condition: New


Well illustrated, small 8vo, pp viii, 204, a very good new copy in dustwrapper. [The genus Hoya was established by Robert Brown in 1811 and was named after Thomas Hoy, gardener at Syon Park in England. Hoyas are mostly herbs with creeping or climbing stems and mostly epiphytic in trees, but some are small shrubs that do not produce climbing stems. Many produce umbels of colorful and scented flowers and because they are easy to propagate from cuttings or seeds have become popular house plants in the cooler temperate countries or garden plants in the tropics and sub-tropics. Hoya belongs to one ... View more info