Pitcher this: a new Nepenthes

June 2010
Plantsman: New Series;Jun2010, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p73
Academic Journal
The article offers the insights of botanist Stewart McPherson on his discovery of new Nepenthes species. McPherson relates his experience for discovering the Nepenthes at Sultan Peak mountain on Palawan Island in the Philippines. He describes that Nepenthes had large pitchers that can hold 1.5-2 litres of water and measures up to 35cm long. He reveals that discovery of the new species is highly expected in Palawan since it was a home for carnivorous plants.


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