Hoya Abbreviations

Ever wonder what those abbreviations stand for in all of those accession numbers? Well, here is a list of most of them all in one spot.

AH: Aloha Hoyas

AP: Apodagis

BSI: Bilogical Science Initiative

CMF: Charles Marden Fitch

DMC: David M. Cumming

EG: Ed Gilding

EK or EKW: Eva Karen Wiberg

EWF: Estrellio Waterfall

ET or ETS: Eric Tauecchio

GPS: Gerard Paul Shirley

HSI: Hoya Society International

IML: Iris Marie Liddle

IPPS: Institute for Protection and Propogation of Succulent plants

MM: Michael Miyoshira

NS: Nathalie Simonsson

PES: Piyakaset Ek Suksathan

PG: Patrick Gozon

PNG: Papua New Guinea

PT: Li Ping’Tao

QLD: Queensland

RHM: Ric Morier

SE: Sabine Ericsson

SRQ: Joni Khan

SV: Stenasa Varberg

TG: Ted Green

TN: Torill Nyhuus

TOG: Tenom Orchid Center

USDA: United States Department of Agriculture

UT: Uthai Treesukhon

VL: Viggo Larsen