Definition of Hoya carnosa
1. Noun. Succulent climber of southern Asia with umbels of pink and white star-shaped flowers.
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Literary usage of Hoya carnosa
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1. A Naturalist in the Bahamas: John I. Northrop, October 12, 1861 by Henry Fairfield Osborn, John I. Northrop (1910)
"BY JOHN I. NORTHROP IN the fall of the year 1886 Dr. NL Britton suggested that I study the anatomy of the wax plant, Hoya carnosa, as it appeared to be ..."
2. Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London by Horticultural Society of London (1822)
"On a remarkable Property of the Hoya carnosa. In a Letter to the Secretary. By Mr. JOHN MAHER, FHS Read September 5, 1815. DEAR SIR, . s it does not appear ..."
3. The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries and Improvements (1816)
"OH a remarkable Property of the Hoya carnosa '*. By Mr. JOHN MAHER, FHS #c. ... At the same time that a flourishing plant of the Hoya carnosa was blooming ..."
4. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1859)
"Hoya carnosa SEED.—" I have a Hoya carnosa, which hns blossomed twice this year, and which has produced one seed-pod from the first bloom. ..."