Four New Species of Nepenthes L. (Nepenthaceae) from the Central Mountains of Mindanao, Philippines
AbstractTogether with the islands of Sumatra (Indonesia) and Borneo (Indonesia, Malaysia), the Philippines are the main center of diversity for carnivorous pitcher plants of the genus, Nepenthes L. Nepenthes are the largest of all carnivorous plants, and the species with the biggest pitchers are capable of trapping and digesting small amphibians and even mammals. The central cordillera of Mindanao Island in the south of the Philippines is mostly covered with old, primary forest and is the largest remaining cohesive, untouched area of wilderness in the Philippines. In a recent field exploration of two areas of the central cordillera, namely Mount Sumagaya and a section of the Pantaron range, four new taxa of Nepenthes were discovered. These four remarkable new species, N. pantaronensis, N. cornuta, N. talaandig and N. amabilis, are described, illustrated and assessed. View Full-Text
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Gronemeyer, T.; Coritico, F.; Wistuba, A.; Marwinski, D.; Gieray, T.; Micheler, M.; Mey, F.S.; Amoroso, V. Four New Species of Nepenthes L. (Nepenthaceae) from the Central Mountains of Mindanao, Philippines. Plants 2014, 3, 284-303.
Gronemeyer T, Coritico F, Wistuba A, Marwinski D, Gieray T, Micheler M, Mey FS, Amoroso V. Four New Species of Nepenthes L. (Nepenthaceae) from the Central Mountains of Mindanao, Philippines. Plants. 2014; 3(2):284-303.Chicago/Turabian Style
Gronemeyer, Thomas; Coritico, Fulgent; Wistuba, Andreas; Marwinski, David; Gieray, Tobias; Micheler, Marius; Mey, François S.; Amoroso, Victor. 2014. "Four New Species of Nepenthes L. (Nepenthaceae) from the Central Mountains of Mindanao, Philippines." Plants 3, no. 2: 284-303.