|Author: ||Odoardo Beccari, 1884
Island; Indonesia, Philippines
Myrmecodia selebica, Odoardo Beccari, 1874.
This member of the Rubiaceae family was given this name by Odoardo Beccari in
1884. It is found
in Indonesia on the island of
Sulawesi and in
the Philippines, growing as an epiphyte with
quite some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to 18
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 40 centimetres in
flowers are white.
The genera name from Latin Myrme; 'ant' and Latin -phyto;
'plant'. The species name means ' from Celebes' present day Sulawesi, an
to the genera of the HYDNOPHYTTNAE is found on the