C.R. Huxley & M. H.P. Jebb, 1991
Jaya, Papau New Guinea
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arfakiana, Beccari, 1884
This epiphytic or terrestrial
family was given this name by Camilla Rose Huxley and Matthew H.
P. Jebb in 1991. It is found
in the Irian
Jaya; Papau New Guinea, growing in the trees as an
epiphyte, or on the ground in poor soil. The caudex can grow to 25 centimetres in
diameter wile the entire plant can reach 60 centimetres. The small flowers are white.
The genera name
from Latin Myrme; 'ant' and Latin -phyto; 'plant'. The species name from the area it is found in: Arfak Mountains.
to the genera of the HYDNOPHYTTNAE is found on the