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Specimen: K001045859
Family: Rubiaceae Type Status:
Current Name: Myrmecodia tuberosa Jack Phenology:
Collector: Sands, M.J.S.; Jermy Plant Parts:
Collector no: 691 Item: Sheet
Collection Date: 21/01/1970 Project:
Country: Papua New Guinea Habitat: secondary bush nr. coastal track; on low shaded branched.
Location: Namatanai Sub-district; nr. creek, Manga Mission station. Plant Description: Epiphyte, not in flower; large bulbous and swollen greenish brown stem to 20cm, flesh greenish-white, irregularly chambered lined ocre-brown; lvs. terminal, midgreen. Myrmecophilous, chambers inhabited by small brown ants.
Lat and Long: 3 40 S , 152 26 E General Comments:
Data Source: Map estimate
Altitude: 3.0 m
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Determination History:
Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Myrmecodia tuberosa Jack  Chomicki, G.  2013   
Cite as: http://specimens.kew.org/herbarium/K001045859
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