|Author: ||E.D. Merrill & Lily May Perry, 1945|
Southern Papua New Guinea|
This member of the Rubiaceae family
was given this name by Elmer Drew Merrill and Lily May Perry in 1945. It is found in
southern Papua New Guinae, growing as an
epiphyte with lots of water and some sun. The caudex can grow to six centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to 32 centimetres in height. The flowers are white.
The genera name means 'ant head'. The
species name means 'hanging'.
to the genera of the HYDNOPHYTTNAE is found on the