Heliamphora purpurascens

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Heliamphora purpurascens
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sarraceniaceae
Genus: Heliamphora
Species: H. purpurascens
Binomial name
Heliamphora purpurascens
Wistuba, A.Fleischm., Nerz & S.McPherson (2011)[1]

Heliamphora purpurascens is a species of marsh pitcher plant known only from the summit area of Ptari Tepui in Venezuela, where it grows at elevations of 2400–2500 m.[1]


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

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