Nepenthes sibuyanensis

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Nepenthes sibuyanensis
Large lower pitcher of N. sibuyanensis. Cultivated plant.
Large lower pitcher of N. sibuyanensis. Cultivated plant.
Conservation status

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Vulnerable (IUCN)

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Nepenthaceae
Genus: Nepenthes
Species: N. sibuyanensis
Binomial name
Nepenthes sibuyanensis
Nerz (1997)


Nepenthes sibuyanensis (Latin: Sibuyan = island to which it is Endemic (ecology)|endemic, -ensis = from) is a recently described highland Nepenthes species from the Philippines. It occurs at altitudes of between 1500 and 1800 m. The pitchers are large (<30 cm), ovoid and usually yellow to red in colouration with a darker peristome. It is closely related to the more widespread Nepenthes ventricosa|N. ventricosa.

Herbarium specimens of N. sibuyanensis.
A lower pitcher.

References

Clarke et al (2000). Nepenthes sibuyanensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 11 May 2006. Listed as Vulnerable (VU D2 v2.3)

Nerz, J., Mann, P., Alt, T. & Smith, T. 1998. Nepenthes Sibuyanensis, A New Nepenthes from Sibuyan, A Remote Island of the Philippines. Carnivorous Plant Newsletter, 27(1), p. 19.

External links

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