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Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of the Philippines

By Andreas Fleischmann



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Author Andreas Fleischmann
Binding Hardback
Date published May 2011
Number of pages 60
Publisher Redfern Natural History Productions
ISBN / Item No. 9780955891885

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Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of the Philippines is a beautiful and colourful overview of the twenty seven species of Philippine pitcher plants (Nepenthes) – a spectacular and . Several species featured in this work have been discovered only in the last two years and are documented here for the very first time.

This lavishly illustrated guide book consists of a short introduction to Nepenthes, followed by an overview of the species known from the Philippines (complete with full page map). Each species is then profiled over two pages with the use of three images (most of which have never been published before) and a brief, but detailed text summary written in clear, easy-to-understand English. Concluding sections cover Nepenthes hybrids, conservation of Philippine pitcher plants, Bibliography, Index and About the Authors.

The following species are documented in this work:

 Nepenthes alata

Nepenthes argentii

Nepenthes attenboroughii

Nepenthes bellii

Nepenthes burkei

Nepenthes ceciliae

Nepenthes copelandii

Nepenthes deaniana

Nepenthes gantungensis

Nepenthes hamiguitanensis

Nepenthes leonardoi

Nepenthes mantalingajanensis

Nepenthes merrilliana

Nepenthes micramphora

Nepenthes mindanaoensis

Nepenthes mira

Nepenthes mirabilis

Nepenthes palawanensis

Nepenthes peltata

Nepenthes petiolata

Nepenthes philippinensis

Nepenthes pulchra

Nepenthes saranganiensis

Nepenthes sibuyanensis

Nepenthes surigaoensis

Nepenthes truncata

Nepenthes ventricosa.

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