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Family: RUBIACEAE 

 Myrmecodia tuberosa
 
  
Author:  William Jack 1823
Family:  Rubiaceae
Habitat:  Northwest coast of Borneo, East Malaysia, New Guinea, North Australia
Soil:  No, Epiphytic
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Minimum
Thickness:  25 centimetres
Height:  75 centimetres
Flower:  White, 3 to 4 mm long
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Ant Plant
Synonyms:  Might be a synonym of: Myrmecodia echinata

A large one from Copenhagen Botanical Garden, and it's caudex, flowers and fruits.

Tiny plants found in the spagnum.

   This member of the Rubiaceae family was described by William Jack in 1823. It is found in the rainforests of Northwest coast of Borneo, East Malaysia, New Guinea and North Australia. It is an epiphyte, needs lots of water but not much sun. The caudex will grow to 25 centimetres in diameter, the stems can reach for 75 centimetres. The tiny flowers are white, and the plant can only be reproduced by seeds.

SubFamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Psychotrieae
SubTribe: Hydnophytinae