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Nepenthes maxima

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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
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]

Countries:
Native:
Indonesia (Irian Jaya, Maluku, 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.
Citation: Clarke, C., Cantley, R., Nerz, J., Rischer, H. & Witsuba, A. 2000. Nepenthes maxima. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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