|Author: ||Theodoric Valeton, 1927|
Sepik River; Eastern Papua New Guinea|
This member of the Rubiaceae family
was given this name by Theodoric Valeton in 1927. It is found along the Sepik
River, eastern Papua New Guinea, growing as an
epiphyte with lots of water and some sun. The caudex can grow to eight centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to 35 centimetres in height. The flowers are white.
The genera name means 'ant head'. The
species name for the oblong-shaped leaves.
to the genera of the HYDNOPHYTTNAE is found on the