Nepenthes pulchra

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Nepenthes pulchra
Nepenthes pulchra lower pitcher.jpg
Nepenthes pulchra aerial pitcher.jpg
A lower (top) and an upper pitcher from the type locality on Mount Kiamo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Nepenthaceae
Genus: Nepenthes
Species: N. pulchra
Binomial name
Nepenthes pulchra
Gronem., S.McPherson, Coritico, Micheler, Marwinski & V.B.Amoroso (2011)[1]

Nepenthes pulchra is a tropical pitcher plant endemic to the Philippine island of Mindanao, where it grows at 1300–1800 m above sea level.[1][2][3] Its discovery was announced online in August 2011.[4][5]

Natural hybrids[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Gronemeyer, T., S. McPherson, F. Coritico, M. Micheler, D. Marwinski & V. Amoroso 2011. Nepenthes pulchra, a new pitcher plant species from Mount Kiamo, Mindanao. In: McPherson, S.R. New Nepenthes: Volume One. Redfern Natural History Productions, Poole. pp. 424–439.
  2. ^ a b c McPherson, S.R. & V.B. Amoroso 2011. Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of the Philippines. Redfern Natural History Productions, Poole.
  3. ^ Exploration of Mount Anipahan and Mount Kiamo. [video] Redfern Natural History Productions.
  4. ^ Gronemeyer, T. 2011. Two new Nepenthes species! Carnivorous Plants UK, August 28, 2011.
  5. ^ (in German) Gronemeyer, T. 2011. Neue Nepenthesarten von den Philippinen. G.F.P. Forum, August 28, 2011.