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Family: RUBIACEAE 

 Anthorrhiza bracteosa
 


Plant from Sibonai, Sewa Bay, Normanby Island,
D,Entrecasteaux Islands, Milne Bay Province,
Papua New Guinea
by Derrick Rowe.

  
Author:  Camilla Rose Huxley & Matthew H. P. Jebb 1991
Family:  Rubiaceae
Habitat:  Papua New Guinea
Soil:  No; Epiphytic - Moss
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Minimum-Medium
Thickness:  25 centimetres
Height:  60 centimetres
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Ant plant
Synonyms:  -


Excellent d
rawing by Derrick Rowe.


Another caudex by Derrick Rowe.


The stem by Derrick Rowe.

   This epiphytic member of the Rubiaceae family was described by Camilla Rose Huxley & Matthew H. P. Jebb in 1991. It is found in the jungles of Papua New Guinea. The hollow and smooth caudex gets 25 centimetres in diameter, the vines gets 60 centimetres long. The flowers are white on this ant plant, while the fruits are red.

Huxley & Jebb's key to the Anthorrhiza genera can be found on the Anthorrhiza areolata page.


A leaf by Derrick Rowe.


Flowers by Derrick Rowe.


Another caudex by Derrick Rowe.