Nepenthes glabrata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Nepenthales Nepenthaceae

Scientific Name: Nepenthes glabrata Turnbull & D.J. Middleton

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2018
Date Assessed: 2015-11-29
Assessor(s): Clarke, C.M.
Reviewer(s): Cantley, R.
Contributor(s): Lee, C. & Sarunday, C.
Since the last assessment (where N. glabrata was assessed as VU (D2)), more localities have been discovered, and the population size is now known to be much larger than was previously assumed. As most subpopulations are remote and not threatened, this species is assessed here as LC.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Nepenthes glabrata is a montane species that has an extensive range in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Countries occurrence:
Indonesia (Sulawesi)
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:100Continuing decline in area of occupancy (AOO):Unknown
Estimated extent of occurrence (EOO) - km2:13000
Continuing decline in extent of occurrence (EOO):Unknown
Lower elevation limit (metres):1100
Upper elevation limit (metres):1900
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Population [top]

Population:The population of this species is very large, numbering in the thousands of mature individuals.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Number of mature individuals:12000Continuing decline of mature individuals:Unknown
Extreme fluctuations:UnknownPopulation severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Nepenthes glabrata grows terrestrially, and occasionally epiphytically in open, high forest at 1,100-1900 m alt.
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:No

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Nepenthes glabrata has limited appeal to enthusiasts of carnivorous plants. No other trade uses known.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no significant threats to Nepenthes glabrata at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Nepenthes glabrata is listed on CITES Appendix II. It is not subject to any other direct conservation actions.

Citation: Clarke, C.M. 2018. Nepenthes glabrata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T39662A21843312. . Downloaded on 15 August 2018.
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