|Author: ||Odoardo Beccari, 1884|
Valeton; Papua New Guinea|
Greenish Blue - White|
This member of the Rubiaceae family
was given this name by Odoardo Beccari in 1884. It is found around Valeton,
Papua New Guinea, growing as an
epiphyte with lots of water and some sun. The caudex can grow to 4,5 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to 25 centimetres in height. The flowers are greenish blue to white.
The genera name means 'ant head'. The
species name means 'like a hedgehog'.
to the genera of the HYDNOPHYTTNAE is found on the