Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Australia and New Guinea
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Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Australia and New Guinea

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The fifteen species of pitcher plants (Nepenthes and Cephalotus) found in Australia and New Guinea are documented and illustrated in this beautiful field guide. Many of the images included  here are among the first to be published. Each pitcher plant is profiled over two pages with three images and a concise summary of key features.

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Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Australia and New Guinea

by Stewart McPherson and Alastair Robinson
ISBN: 978-1-908787-07-1
Pages: 61
Images: 80
Page size: 250 x 180 mm
Cover: softcover

Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Australia and New Guinea offers a portable and lavishly illustrated overview of the fifteen species of pitcher plants (Nepenthes and Cephalotus) found in Australia and New Guinea. A number of species featured in this work have been discovered only very recently, and the images included in this work are among the first to be published.

This visually beautiful field guide consists of a short introduction to Nepenthes, followed by an overview of the species known from Australia and New Guinea. Each species is then profiled over two pages with three images, most of which have never been published before, and a concise summary of key features written in plain English. Concluding sections cover Nepenthes hybrids, conservation of Australian and New Guinea pitcher plants, Bibliography, Index and About the Authors.

The species documented in this work are:

Nepenthes
N. ampullaria
N. danseri
N. insignis
N. klossii
N. lamii
N. maxima
N. mirabilis
N. monticola
N. neoguineensis
N. paniculata
N. papuana
N. rowanae
N. tenax
N. treubiana
N.
sp. Misool

Cephalotus
C. folliculata

Highlights include:

1. Coverage and unique images of the recently discoveredNepenthes monticola and re-described N. lamii.

2. Unique, never-before published images of many rare and little-known Nepenthes, including N. danseriN. insignisN. klossiiN. paniculata and N. treubiana.

and more…

Signed copies bear the signature of Stewart McPherson.

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Carnivorous Plants

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