Kunth. Arborescent, 10-20 ft. high: lvs. dark green, densely crowded, 2-4 ft. long, 4-5 in. broad at the middle, 1%-2 in. at the base, rigid, coriaceous; midrib stout, colored red and white, veins on each side of it 40-50: panicle nodding: pedicels .5-1 line long; bracteoles lanceolate, 3-4 lines long, membranous; perianth 3-4 lines long, white; tube very short, campanulate; segments equal, spreading : ovules 5-6 in each cell. New Zeland. Gn. 49,p.86. Lowe, 52. -Coolhouse; valuable for vases. Rare in cult.