Nepenthes treubiana

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Nepenthes treubiana
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A lower pitcher of N. treubiana from the McCluer Gulf, New Guinea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Nepenthaceae
Genus: Nepenthes
Species: N. treubiana
Binomial name
Nepenthes treubiana
Warb. (1891)
Synonyms

Nepenthes treubiana (/nˈpɛnθz trɔɪbiˈɑːnə/; after Melchior Treub) is a tropical pitcher plant native to Western New Guinea and possibly also the island of Misool.[1][2]

This species occurs on the cliffs of the McCluer Gulf and in coastal regions of the Fakfak peninsula.[1] Although it has been reported from Misool in the past,[3][4] geographer Stewart McPherson was unable to find any plants during a recent trip to the island (although he did find N. sp. Misool).[1]

Nepenthes treubiana has no known natural hybrids.[1] No forms or varieties have been described.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e McPherson, S.R. 2009. Pitcher Plants of the Old World. 2 volumes. Redfern Natural History Productions, Poole.
  2. ^ McPherson, S.R. & A. Robinson 2012. Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Australia and New Guinea. Redfern Natural History Productions, Poole.
  3. ^ Jebb, M.H.P. 1991. An account of Nepenthes in New Guinea. Science in New Guinea 17(1): 7–54.
  4. ^ Clarke, C.M.; R. Cantley; J. Nerz; H. Rischer & A. Witsuba (2000). "Nepenthes treubiana". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2006. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 May 2006.  Listed as Vulnerable (VU D2 v2.3).

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