C.R. Huxley &
M H.P. Jebb, 2019
Kebar Valley; Western New
This member of the Rubiaceae family
was given this name by
Camilla Rose Huxley and
Matthew H. P. Jebb in 2019. It is found in
the Kebar Valley in Western New Guinea, Indonesia, growing as an
lots of water and some sun. The caudex can grow to
fifteen centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to 40 centimetres in height. The flowers are white.
genera name after Greek hydnon meaning 'tuber' and phyton
meaning 'plant', after the swollen branches. The species is named after
the valley it was found in; Kebar.