Nepenthes gracillima

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Nepenthes gracillima
Nepenthes gracillima1.jpg
An upper pitcher of N. gracillima from the upper slopes of Mount Tahan
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Nepenthaceae
Genus: Nepenthes
Species: N. gracillima
Binomial name
Nepenthes gracillima
Ridl. (1908)[2]

Nepenthes gracillima (/nˈpɛnθz ɡrəˈsɪlmə/; from Latin: superlative of gracilis "slender") is a highland Nepenthes pitcher plant species, native to Peninsular Malaysia.[10]

Infraspecific taxa[edit]

  • Nepenthes gracillima f. ramispina (Ridl.) Hort.Westphal (2000) [=N. ramispina]
  • Nepenthes gracillima var. maior Ridl. (1924)


  1. ^ Schnell, D.; Catling, P.; Folkerts, G.; Frost, C.; Gardner, R.; et al. (2000). "Nepenthes gracillima". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2000: e.T40110A10314446. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2000.RLTS.T40110A10314446.en. Retrieved 25 March 2017. 
  2. ^ Ridley, H.N. 1908. On a collection of plants made by H. C. Robinson and L. Wray from Gunong Tahan, Pahang. The Journal of the Linnean Society: Botany 38(266): 301–336. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.1908.tb02454.x
  3. ^ Danser, B.H. 1928. 15. Nepenthes gracillima Ridl.. [pp. 296–300] In: The Nepenthaceae of the Netherlands Indies. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg, Série III, 9(3–4): 249–438.
  4. ^ Shivas, R.G. 1984. Pitcher Plants of Peninsular Malaysia & Singapore. Maruzen Asia, Kuala Lumpur.
  5. ^ Smythies, B.E. 1965. The distribution and ecology of pitcher-plants (Nepenthes) in Sarawak. UNESCO Humid Tropics Symposium, June–July 1963, Kuching, Sarawak.
  6. ^ Schlauer, J. N.d. Nepenthes gracillima. Carnivorous Plant Database.
  7. ^ Kiew, R.G. 1990. Pitcher plants of Gunung Tahan. Journal of Wildlife and National Parks (Malaysia) 10: 34–37.
  8. ^ Jebb, M.H.P. & M.R. Cheek 1997. A skeletal revision of Nepenthes (Nepenthaceae). Blumea 42(1): 1–106.
  9. ^ Cheek, M.R. & M.H.P. Jebb 2001. Nepenthaceae. Flora Malesiana 15: 1–157.
  10. ^ a b Clarke, C.M. 2001. Nepenthes of Sumatra and Peninsular Malaysia. Natural History Publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu.
  11. ^ Clarke, C. & C.C. Lee 2012. A revision of Nepenthes (Nepenthaceae) from Gunung Tahan, Peninsular Malaysia. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 64(1): 33–49.

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