Johannes Müller Argoviensis,
Laos, Myanmar, Thailand
mirabilis, Hemsley, 1893.
This member of the
family was described by Johannes Müller Argoviensis in 1865.
It is found in Laos, Myanmar and Thailand, where it grows in rich
soil and gets a lots of water
in the rainy season. It does not need much sun.
The stem can grow up to 30 centimetres in diameter, and reach a high
of eight meters. The small flowers occurs on the leaves, and are
The genera name means
'leaf-flower', for some species which seem to bear flowers on
leaves. The species name means 'wonderful'.
This big one will
keep it's leaves during the winter, but loose them in spring.