Huxley & M. H.P. Jebb,
Myrmedoma naumannii, Otto Warburg, 1984.
This member of the Rubiaceae family was given this name by Camilla Rose Huxley
H. P. Jebb in 1991. It is found
on Irian Jaya in eastern Indonesia, growing as an epiphyte with
quite some water and some sun. The description and herbarium
specimens lack details, and little is known about this species. It
seems like the branches will reach 15 centimetres, and the caudex
12-15 centimetres. The flowers are white.
The genera name from Latin Myrme; 'ant' and Latin -phyto;
'plant'. The species name after Einar Naumann,1891–1934, A Swedish
to the genera of the HYDNOPHYTTNAE is found on the