Epiphytic plans, photo
This epiphytic or terrestrial
family was given this name by Camilla Rose Huxley & Matthew H.
P. Jebb in 1991. It is found
in the Irian
Jaya; Papau New Guinea, growing in the trees as an
epiphyte, or on the ground. The caudex can grow to 25 centimetres in
diameter wile the entire plant can reach 60 centimetres. The small flowers are white.
The species name is
from the area it is found in: Arfak Mountains.