Hoya Abbreviations and Accession Numbers

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 Propagation of Succulent plants
  • MM: Michael Miyoshira
  • MT: May Tolentino
  • NS: Nathalie Simonsson
  • PES: Piyakaset Ek Suksathan
  • PG: Patrick Gozon
  • PNG: Papua New Guinea
  • PT: Li Ping’Tao
  • QLD: Queensland
  • RHM: Ric Morier
  • RP: Ratchaburi Panmai Hoya Nursery in Thailand
  • 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