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  All shingle plants - Hoyas, a bit off Aroid subject.
From: "Clarence Hammer" chammer at cfl.rr.com> on 2002.03.23 at 19:20:13(8331)
I consider 'shingle' type leaves to be those that have very close internodes
and lay flat on the surface the
plant is growing on. Are there Hoyas that do this?? I only know of
Dischidias in the Asclepiads that have this
growth habit, and with specialized 'balloon' leaves that I understand are
symbiotic abodes for ants.
From: "Chanrit Sinhabaedya" siamanthus at hotmail.com> on 2002.03.23 at 21:53:02(8337)
I saw a species of Hoya, that could be 'a shingle plant'. It was Hoya
imbricata. I saw this species in Palanan Isabela, Lozon Philippines, they
attached their round,mottled purplish-green leaves, climb up to the tree

Under their convex leaves has many ant live inside, very interesting.


From: "Michael Pascall" mickpascall at hotmail.com> on 2002.03.24 at 22:02:30(8343)
There are 2 color forms of Hoya imbricata , a plain dark green leaf form as
well as the 'splotchy' one .
A few of the shingle Dischidia spp. are ;
D.imbricata , D.diphylla , D.melanesica , D. ovata.

Michael Pascall,

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