Identification forum: Looking for a long lost hoya

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Susan727
May 29, 2014 10:23 AM CST
There was a hoya that I don't have any longer, but want it back...

It's hard to describe but it had burgundy cupped leaves When I say cupped, something like brevialata but longer and not quite as cupped. The leaves hung down in a row.

That description sounds wild, I know. It couldn't have been too exotic because at the time, I didn't have a lot of exotic plants.

I hope someone can make sense out of this.

Thanks, Susan
AlohaHoya
May 31, 2014 9:42 AM CST
Name: Carol Noel
Hawaii (near Hilo)
It's all about choices.
The color would be from a lot of UV light... description is really vague...'hung down in a row?". Was it long and narrow like kentiana? Can you find a picture...maybe on Christinas' website myhoyas.com?
Leap. The net will appear.
Susan727
May 31, 2014 3:33 PM CST
No I haven't seen It anywhere. All I can describe is slightly cupped like brevialata but not quite as round. Not the widest leaf but definitely not a kentiana type. It must be a pottsii or something in that bunch- very dark burgundy. LOL!
Imagemjsponies
Aug 25, 2014 5:42 AM CST
Name: mj
Deleon Springs, Fl
One that get's confused with H.brevialata is Hoya incurvula, pottsii is very different from brevialata.
ImageGreenGirl58
Nov 24, 2014 6:36 AM CST
Name: Denise Evans
Omaha, Nebraska
Did you ever figure it out, Susan? What came to mind for me was DS-70 - the dark leaves, the hanging down.
Thumb of 2014-11-24/GreenGirl58/48e7db
However, DS-70 looks nothing like pottsii, so I could be wrong. Is leaf size similar to incurvula (or brevialata)?

Denise in Omaha

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