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Is the sweet syrup that drips from this plant poisonous please?


By Htak

United Kingdom Gb

Australian Hoya

On plant Hoya australis



Welcome GOY. I think it best to assume it is possibly poisonous as the family to which it belongs has some poisonous members.
Asclepiadiasceae. is the family , but that spelling may not be quite right.

3 Jun, 2009


How do you know it's sweet?

4 Jun, 2009


I had a friend with this as a houseplant - she regularly used to lift off a drop and put it on her tongue - she's still alive and well!

4 Jun, 2009

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