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Family: RUBIACEAE 

 Squamellaria thekii
 


Photo by Derrick Rowe.

  
Author:  Matthew H.P. Jebb 1991
Family:  Rubiaceae
Habitat:  Taveuni Island; Fiji
Soil:  Epiphytic
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  30 Centimetres
Height:  60 Centimetres
Flower:  ?
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Rubiaceae family was given this name by Matthew H.P. Jebb in 1991. It is found in Taveuni island of the Fiji, growing as a very exposed epiphyte with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to 30 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 60 centimetres in height.