Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Nepenthales Nepenthaceae

Scientific Name: Nepenthes maxima
Species Authority: Reinw. ex Nees

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
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]

Countries occurrence:
Indonesia (Maluku, Papua, Sulawesi); Papua New Guinea
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species has been recorded as epiphytic in mossy forest, or terrestrial in swamp grassland or on ridge tops. It is usually found at 600-2,500 m, but occasionally at lower altitudes (for example, it has been recorded at 40 m at Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea).
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Currently listed on CITES Appendix II.

Classifications [top]

1. Forest -> 1.5. Forest - Subtropical/Tropical Dry
suitability: Unknown  
5. Wetlands (inland) -> 5.4. Wetlands (inland) - Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands
suitability: Unknown  

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Bibliography [top]

Hilton-Taylor, C. 2000. 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Jebb, M. and Cheek, M. 1997. A skeletal revision of Nepenthes (Nepenthaceae). Blumea 42(1): 1-106.

Citation: Clarke, C., Cantley, R., Nerz, J., Rischer, H. & Witsuba, A. 2000. Nepenthes maxima. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T39675A10255301. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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