Definition of Hoya carnosa

1. Noun. Succulent climber of southern Asia with umbels of pink and white star-shaped flowers.

Exact synonyms: Wax Plant
Generic synonyms: Hoya



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoya Carnosa

Howey
Howie
Howies
Howieson
Howitt
Howkins
Howlett
Howlin
Howling
Howrah
Howship's lacunae
Howson
Hoxhaism
Hoxhaist
Hoxhaists
Hoya carnosa (current term)
Hoyer's anastomoses
Hoyer's canals
Hoyerswerda
Hoyle
Hradec Králové
Hrazdan
Hrodna
Hrolf
Hrvatska
Hsa.
Hsian
Hsinchu
HslVU protease
Hsuan Chiao

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. ..."

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