Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Borneo

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Nombre de pages > 100 pages

Éditeur > Redfern Natural History Productions Ltd

Date de publication > 01 Jan 2012

Langue > Anglais

ISBN10 > 1908787031

ISBN13 > 978-1908787033

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Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of the Borneo; is a lavishly illustrated overview of the thirty nine species of Bornean pitcher plants (Nepenthes). Several species featured in this work have been discovered extremely recently, and the images included in this work are among the first to be published. This visually beautiful guide book consists of a short introduction to Nepenthes, followed by an overview of the species known from Borneo (complete with full page map). Each species is then profiled over two pages with the use of three images (most of which have never been published before) and a brief, but detailed text summary written in clear, easy-to-understand English. Concluding sections cover Nepenthes hybrids, conservation of Bornean pitcher plants, Bibliography, Index and About the Authors.

The species documented in this work are: N. albomarginata, N. ampullaria, N. appendiculata, N. baramensis, N. bicalcarata, N. boschiana, N. burbidgeae, N. campanulata, N. chaniana, N. clipeata, N. edwardsiana, N. ephippiata, N. epiphytica, N. faizaliana, N. fusca, N. glandulifera, N. gracilis, N. hirsuta, N. hispida, N. hurrelliana, N. lowii, N. macrophylla, N. macrovulgaris, N. mapuluensis, N. mirabilis, N. mollis, N. muluensis, N. murudensis, N. northiana, N. pilosa, N. platychila, N. rafflesiana, N. rajah, N. reinwardtiana, N. stenophylla, N. tentaculata, N. veitchii, N. villosa, N. vogelii Highlights include: 1. coverage and unique images of the recently discovered Nepenthes baramensis, N. appendiculata and N. epiphytica. 2. Unique, never-before published images of many rare and little-known Nepenthes, including N. glandulifera, N. hurrelliana, N. mapuluensis, N. platychila and N. vogelii.

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