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Nepenthes rajah

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA NEPENTHALES NEPENTHACEAE

Scientific Name: Nepenthes rajah
Species Authority: Hook.f.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2e ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Clarke, C., Cantley, R., Nerz, J., Rischer, H. & Witsuba, A.
Reviewer/s: Von Arx, B. & Groves, M. (Carnivorous Plants Red List Authority)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from Sabah (Mt. Kinabalu and Mt. Tamboyukon), Borneo .
Countries:
Native:
Malaysia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It has been recorded from open sites in mossy forests, on ridges or landslips (1,500-2,650 m altitude), and is restricted to serpentine soils.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Most, or possibly all, of the population occurs within a protected area. The species is currently listed on CITES Appendix I.
Citation: Clarke, C., Cantley, R., Nerz, J., Rischer, H. & Witsuba, A. 2000. Nepenthes rajah. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 April 2014.
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