Anacolosa papuana G.Schellenb.
Schellenberg, G.A.L.D. (1923) Botanische Jahrbucher 58 : 157. Type: Nordostl. Neu-Guinea: In den Waldern des Bismarck-Gebirges, M. (Schlechter n. 18668! --- bluhend im November).
Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub about 2-3 m tall but in New Guinea it has been recorded as a tree to 15 m tall.
A few cataphylls normally produced before the first true leaves. First true leaf ovate, margin smooth. Second leaf narrowly elliptic, margin smooth. Petioles narrowly winged with the wings extending down the stem. Taproot thick and carrot-like (Daucus carota). At the tenth leaf stage: seedling glabrous throughout. Leaf blade elliptic, apex acute, base cuneate-obtuse, decurrent with a ridge running down the stem from each side of the petiole. Lateral veins forming loops inside the blade margin. Tap root thickened. Seed germination time 126 days.