Lepidagathis royenii Bremek.
Bremekamp, C.E.B. (1975) Nova Guinea 8: 143, fig. 6. Type: van Royen 4150, 13.vi.1954, Foothills of Cycloop Mts, near Hoebal River, District Hollandia.
Erect herb 15-30 cm tall. Stems quadrangular, smooth.
Inflorescence a terminal group of 3-5 dense spikes. Bracts 4-4.5 mm long, linear-lanceolate. Bracteoles 2. Adaxial sepal free, abaxial sepals fused for half their length. Corolla white, 3-4 mm long, corolla lobes hairy on outer surface. Filaments hairy at base. Disc annular with undulate margin. Style 2-2.2 mm long.
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Occurs in CYP, a native species recorded from the Massey Creek area. Also from Irian Jaya and Papua New Guinea. Grows in riverine and gallery rainforest.