Ordas, Jorge Anton D., Pinarok, Neil Alejandro A., Romeroso, Roanne B., Alejandro, Grecebio Jonathan D. & Banag-Moran, Cecilia I., 2019, A checklist of Rubiaceae species from Eastern Samar, Visayas, Philippines, Check List 15 (2), pp. 295-312: 305-306

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Tribe Pavetteae  

Tarenna luzoniensis (S.Vidal) Bremek., Repert.   Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 37 (1934) 198.

Materials examined. Table 2. Fig. 4B

Tree about 10 m high high. Leaves elliptic, 12–15 × 4.5–6 cm, glabrous, coriaceous. Inflorescences terminal.

Flowers numerous in umbel clusters, white to dirtywhite. Fruits not seen.

This endemic species is widespread across the Philippines, thriving in lowland primary forests.