Heliamphora parva

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Heliamphora parva
Heliamphora neblinae var. parva isotype.jpg
Isotype held at the NMNH
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sarraceniaceae
Genus: Heliamphora
Species: H. parva
Binomial name
Heliamphora parva
  • Heliamphora neblinae var. parva
    Maguire (1978)
  • Heliamphora neblinae var. viridis
    Maguire (1978)
  • Heliamphora tatei var. neblinae f. parva
    (Maguire) Steyerm. (1984)

Heliamphora parva is a species of marsh pitcher plant known only from the Neblina Massif in Venezuela, where it grows at elevations of 1750–2200 m.[1]


  1. ^ a b McPherson, S., A. Wistuba, A. Fleischmann & J. Nerz 2011. Sarraceniaceae of South America. Redfern Natural History Productions Ltd., Poole.

Further reading[edit]

  • (in Spanish) Brewer-Carías, C. (September 1972). "Observaciones sobre el nicho ecológico de Heliamphora planta carnívora del Cerro de La Neblina" (PDF). Natura 48/49: 4–7.
  • (in Spanish) Brewer-Carías, C. (May 1973). "Plantas carnívoras del Cerro de La Neblina. Estudio y fotografía sobre tres mecanismos de trampas" (PDF). Defensa de la Naturaleza 2(6): 17–26.
  • "AIPC Special Issue 4: News of 2011" (PDF). Associazione Italiana Piante Carnivore.