Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Sumatra and Java

By: McPherson, Stewart & Robinson, Alastair

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Very well illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 92, paperback, a very good new copy. [Signed by first author inside cover.]. [This Field Guide offers a beautifully illustrated overview of the thirty seven species of Sumatran and Javan pitcher plants (Nepenthes). This field guide features many species that have been discovered or rediscovered recently, and the images included in this work are among the first to be published. This finely presented field guide includes a short introduction to Nepenthes, followed by an overview of the species known from Sumatra and Java. Each species is profiled over two pages with three representative images, most of which have never been published before, and a concise summary of key features written in accessible English. Concluding sections cover Nepenthes hybrids, conservation of Sumatran and Javan pitcher plants, Bibliography, Index and About the Authors. The species documented in this work are: N. adnata, N. albomarginata, N. ampullaria, N. angasanensis, N. aristolochioides, N. beccariana, N. bongso, N. densiflora, N. diatas, N. dubia, N. eustachya, N. flava, N. gracilis, N. gymnamphora, N. inermis, N. izumiae, N. jacquelineae, N. jamban, N. junghuhnii Macfarl. (nom. nud.), N. lavicola, N. lingulata, N. longifolia, N. mikei, N. mirabilis, N. naga, N. ovata, N. rafflesiana, N. reinwardtiana, N. rhombicaulis, N. rigidifolia, N. singalana, N. spathulata, N. spectabilis, N. sumatrana, N. talangensis, N. tenuis, and N. tobaica.]

Title: Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Sumatra and Java

Author Name: McPherson, Stewart & Robinson, Alastair

Categories: Botanical/horticultural Monographs,

Publisher: Poole, 2012

ISBN Number: 1908787058

ISBN Number 13: 9781908787057

Book Condition: New

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008680

Keywords: NEPENTHES. INSECTIVOROUS. CARNIVOROUS. PLANTS. INSECT EATING. BORNEO. INDONESIA. JAVA. SUMATRA. BRUNEI. SABAH. KALIMANTAN. FLORA. BOTANICAL/HORTICULTURAL MONOGRAPHS.