The Orchid House
Saturday, September 8, 2007
Hoya Multiflora / Shooting Stars
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Shot in Lincoln Park Conservatory ... in August, 2007.
Hoya is a genus of 200-230 species of tropical climbing plants in the family Apocynaceas [Dogbane], native to Southeast Asia [india, china, Australia] ... Common name is waxplant or Hoya.
The dogbane family is closely related and similar to the milkweed family ... both have a characteristic milky sap.
9/08/2007 12:02:00 PM
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