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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


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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