This member of the Rubiaceae family was given this name by Odoardo Beccari in
1884. It is found
in western Papua New Guinea, growing as an epiphyte, but it thrive in a well drained
organic soil with
quite some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to tvelwe
centimetres or more in diameter, the entire plant to 50 centimetres
or more in
flowers are white.