Hoya, commonly referred to as Wax Plant or Porcelain Flower, is a charming genus of tropical and subtropical plants celebrated for their waxy, star-shaped flowers and attractive foliage. The genus includes around 200-300 species, each with its own unique flowers and leaves. Hoya plants are prized for their ornamental value and are popular both as houseplants and garden specimens.

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Native Habitat: Hoya species are native to tropical and subtropical regions of Asia and Australia. They thrive in warm, humid environments, often found in rainforests where they grow as epiphytes on trees or as ground cover. The natural habitat of Hoya plants is characterized by high humidity, moderate to bright indirect light, and well-draining soil.

Historical and Cultural Significance: Hoya plants have a rich cultural history in their native regions. In many Asian cultures, they are considered symbols of love and devotion. The beautiful, fragrant flowers of some species have been used in various cultural rituals and traditional medicine.