Species Profile

Species Nepenthes campanulata
Common Name
Family Nepenthaceae
Order Nepenthales
Distribution Borneo.
Habitat Grows lithophytically on vertical limestone cliffs. Elevation 300-500 m.a.s.l.
Description  A tiny non-climbing species with short delicate stems and leaves up to 12 cm long. This species is unusual in having very short tendrils and producing only one type of pitcher. These are yellowish-green and shaped like an inverted bell with a nearly invisible peristome of tiny teeth, and reach up to 10 cm tall.
Notes  This very rare species was once thought to be extinct, having been extirpated at its type locality in East Kalimantan by forest fires. It was rediscovered by the author in 1997 in Mulu National Park.
Conservation Status  Vulnerable
References  Kurata, S., Gard. Bull. Sing. 26 (1973) 227.
# cld1309749
North Maluku, Indonesia

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