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Cominsia Hemsl.
Ann. Bot. 5: 508 (1891).

     Inflorescence a ± richly branched synflorescence; spathes caducous. Corolla tube very long and narrow, 2-3 times the length of lobes; outer staminodes 2, petaloid; callose staminode with large petaloid portion; cucullate staminode with small simple appendage. Fruit a hard textured, dehiscent capsule; seeds arillate. (From Kubitzki, et al., p. 292. Little is known about this genus.

Geographical Distribution:
     Found in Molucca Islands, New Guinea, and Solomon Islands.

Common Names, Uses and Notes:
     IPNI lists three species for Cominsia.

Cominsia sp.

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