Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection
Tropical Pitcher Plants
Nepenthes is a genus of tropical pitcher plants, ranging from Southeast Asia, its center of diversity, westward into the Seychelles and eastern Madagascar and south to Australia. Nepenthes is the most diverse group of carnivorous plants to have evolved sophisticated pitcher traps and the only genus in the family Nepenthaceae. As in other carnivorous plants, the adaptive value of carnivory is thoug... © Jason Chen (licence)See more in the Encyclopedia of Life...
- Parent Taxon
- Taxonomic Completion
14.29%1 of 7 accepted Species
- Global Pollen Project UUID
- Botanical Reference
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Connected data sources
This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.The Plant ListGlobal Biodiversity Information Facility