Did you know that the Philippines is home to a staggering 7,620 plant species, with a remarkable 5,832 being native? Dive into the fascinating world of Hoya, one of the groups showcasing high species endemism in our country. (source)
Get acquainted with some of the most beautiful and rare endemic hoyas with this postcard set, a collaboration with the Hoya Lovers of the Philippines and Beyond Facebook Group. Each postcard showcases a meticulously drawn botanical illustration, allowing you to appreciate each Hoya species’ unique and distinctive features up close.
Reference photos were provided by Farley Baricuatro, Miguel David De Leon,
Buenafe Camua Manalo, and Reynold Pimentel
Descriptions were provided by Dia Baricuatro
Project coordination by Blue Vinas
All illustrations are by Cynthia Bauzon-Arre
*To discover even more interesting Hoyas, visit Hoya Lovers of the Philippines and Beyond on Instagram.