Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of the Philippines

  • ISBN: 9780955891885
  • Pages: 60
  • Images: 90
  • Page size:  250 x 180 mm
  • Cover format:  Softcover
  • Publication date: December 2011.

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Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of the Philippines is a beautiful and colourful overview of the twenty seven species of Philippine pitcher plants (Nepenthes). Several species featured in this work have been discovered only in the last two years and are documented here for the very first time.

This lavishly illustrated guide book consists of a short introduction to Nepenthes, followed by an overview of the species known from the Philippines (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 Philippine pitcher plants, Bibliography, Index and About the Authors.

The species documented in this work are:

Nepenthes alata
Nepenthes argentii
Nepenthes attenboroughii
Nepenthes bellii
Nepenthes burkei
Nepenthes ceciliae 
Nepenthes copelandii
Nepenthes deaniana
Nepenthes gantungensis
Nepenthes hamiguitanensis
Nepenthes leonardoi
Nepenthes mantalingajanensis
Nepenthes merrilliana
Nepenthes micramphora
Nepenthes mindanaoensis
Nepenthes mira
Nepenthes mirabilis
Nepenthes palawanensis
Nepenthes peltata
Nepenthes petiolata
Nepenthes philippinensis
Nepenthes pulchra 
Nepenthes saranganiensis
Nepenthes sibuyanensis
Nepenthes surigaoensis
Nepenthes truncata
Nepenthes ventricosa