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Family: RUBIACEAE 

 Anthorrhiza camilla
 

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Author:  Matthew H.P. Jebb 1993
Family:  Rubiaceae
Habitat:  Papua New Guinea
Soil:  No; Epiphytic - Moss
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Minimum-Medium
Thickness:  15 Centimetres
Height:  40 Centimetres
Flower:  White - Greenish White
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Rubiaceae family was given this name by Matthew H.P. Jebb in 1993. It is found in Papua New Guinea, growing as an epiphytic moist forests in  with quite some water and little to some sun. The caudex can grow to 15  centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 40 centimetres in height. with one or rarely two branched stems The flowers are white to greenish white, the fruits yellow.

Named in honour of the finder; Dr Camilla Huxley.

Huxley & Jebb's key to the Anthorrhiza genera can be found on the Anthorrhiza areolata page.