Nepenthes calcicola (Nepenthaceae), a new pitcher plant from Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea

Wilson, Gary W., Venter, Stephanus, and Damas, Kapiro Q. (2023) Nepenthes calcicola (Nepenthaceae), a new pitcher plant from Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea. Reinwardtia, 22 (2). pp. 103-109.

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A new species of pitcher plant from rain forest on limestone karst in the Purari River catchment in the Gulf Province of Papua New Guinea is described and illustrated as Nepenthes calcicola Gary W.Wilson, S.Venter & Damas. It is distinguished from N. neoguineensis on the basis of its distribution, ecology, habitat, and pitcher and inflorescence morphology. The new species is illustrated, and description is here given. The species is assessed as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN criteria.

Item ID: 82406
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 2337-8824
Keywords: Karst, Nepenthaceae, Papua New Guinea, pitcher, taxonomy
Copyright Information: Copyright (c) 2023 Research Center for Biology, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI). This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2024 03:31
FoR Codes: 31 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 3104 Evolutionary biology > 310411 Plant and fungus systematics and taxonomy @ 100%
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