C.R. Huxley &
Waigeo Island; Western New
Medium - Maximum
This member of the Rubiaceae family
was given this name by
Camilla Rose Huxley and Matthew H. P. Jebb in 2019.
It is found on the Waigeo
Island in Western New Guinea; Indonesia, growing as an
lots of water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow from ten
to 20 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
might grow to 40 centimetres in height. The flowers are white
while the fruits are red.
genera name after Greek hydnon meaning 'tuber' and phyton
meaning 'plant', after the swollen branches. The species is named
because it is only taxon where the tuber comprises multiple separate