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Hoya edeni (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae): Notes on its Overlooked First Drawing, Original Material at CAL and Etymology


The overlooked first drawing of Hoya edeni King ex Hook.f., its one isolectotype and seven more specimens collected by Sir George King before publishing the name have been traced at CAL. A note on its etymology is also provided.


Archival Drawing, Ashley Eden, Central National Herbarium, Isolectotype.



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