Huxley & M. H.P. Jebb,
Central Papua New Guinea|
This member of the Rubiaceae family
was given this name by Camilla Rose Huxley and Matthew H.P. Jebb in 1993. It is found in
central Papua New Guinea, growing as an
epiphyte with lots of water and some sun. The caudex can grow to 15 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to 40 centimetres in height. The flowers are white.
The genera name means 'ant head'. The
species name means 'thin spines'.
to the genera of the HYDNOPHYTTNAE is found on the