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AuthorsM. Cheek, M.H.P. Jebb
TitleNepenthes minima (Nepenthaceae), a new pyrophytic grassland species from Sulawesi, Indonesia
JournalBlumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
Volume61
Year2016
Pages181-185
ISSN2212-1676
Keywordscarnivorous plants; fire; Nepenthes; pyrophyte; Regiae; Sulawesi grasslands
AbstractNepenthes minima is the first known pyrophytic grassland Nepenthes species from outside Indochina and the Philippines. A member of the sect. Regiae (Borneo, Wallacea, New Guinea) it is restricted to the highland grasslands of Central Sulawesi (Celebes) and has close affinities with Nepenthes maxima. The existence of Nepenthes minima, unique to these grasslands, suggests that they may be natural and predate the human influences that expanded them beginning 2000–3000 BP.
URLhttps://doi.org/10.3767/000651916X693509
Document typearticle
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