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Family: RUBIACEAE 

 Squamellaria jebbiana
 


Photo by Derrick Rowe from DesVoeux Peak Track, Taveuni Island, North East Fiji.

  
Author:  Guillaume Chomicki 2016
Family:  Rubiaceae
Habitat:  Taveuni Island; Fiji
Soil:  Epiphytic
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  20 Centimetres?
Height:  65 Centimetres?
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Ant Plant
Synonyms:   


Photo by Derrick Rowe from DesVoeux Peak Track, Taveuni Island, North East Fiji.

   This member of the Rubiaceae  family was given this name by Guillaume Chomicki in 2016. It is found in the island of Taveuni in Fiji, growing as an epiphyte with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex MIGHT grow to 25 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant row MIGHT grow to 65 centimetres in height. The flowers are white.

Named in honour of the Irish botanist Matthew P. H. Jebb for his contributions to the taxonomy and biology of the Hydnophytinae.

See the key to the species of Squamellaria on the Squamellaria guppyana page.


Photo by Guillaume Chomicki.