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Family: RUBIACEAE 

 Myrmecodia lamii
 

Photo by Andreas Wistuba.

  
Author:  Elmer Drew Merrill & Lily May Perry 1945
Family:  Rubiaceae
Habitat:  Irian Jaya, Indonesia
Soil:  Rich Organic / Epiphytic
Water:  Medium - Maximum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  40 Centimetres
Height:  120 Centimetres
Flower:  Bluish White
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -

Massive plant  by Andreas Wistuba.

   This member of the Rubiaceae family was given this name by Elmer Drew Merrill and Lily May Perry  in 1945. It is found in western part of Papay; Irian Jaya of Indonesia, growing in a well drained and rich soil  or as an epiphyte with quite some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to 40 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 120 centimetres in height. The flowers are slightly bluish white.

 

As  epiphytes  by Andreas Wistuba.