New Hoya For Me – Hoya stenakei

I imported this Hoya from Indonesia in late spring; it was quite an ordeal, but more on that later. Hoya stenakei is the only Hoya that I have seen that has highly pubescent new leaves that fade and become completely glabrous when the leaf matures. Hoya stenakei is the missing link to the Macgillivrayi Group of Hoyas! Here are the beautiful new leaves of the species: