Nepenthes bicalcarata Hook.f.

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 17: 97 (1873)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is NW. Borneo. It is a liana and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Borneo

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Cheek, M. & Jebb, M. (2001). Flora Malesiana 15: 1-164. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • McPherson, S. (2023). Nepenthes - The Tropical Pitcher Plants 1: 1-739. Redfern Natural History Productions.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Burbidge, F. W. (1880). Chase, M. W., Christenhusz, M. J. M., Saunders, D. & Fay, M. F. (2009). Murderous plants: Victorian Gothic, Darwin and modern insights into vegetable carnivory. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161: 329–356.
  • Cheek, M. & Jebb, M. (2001). Nepenthaceae. In: Flora Malesiana Volume 15. Foundation Flora Malesiana.
  • Huxley, A., Griffiths, M. & Levy, M. (eds) (1999). The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, Volume 3 (L to Q). Macmillan Reference, London.
  • Mabberley, D. J. (2008). Mabberley’s Plant-book: a Portable Dictionary of Plants, their Classification and Uses, 3rd Edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
  • McPherson, S. & Robinson, A. (2012). Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Borneo. Redfern Natural History Productions, Poole, UK.
  • Phillipps, A., Lamb, A. & Lee, Ch’ien C. (2008). Pitcher Plants of Borneo, 2nd Edition. Natural History Publications (Borneo), Sabah, Malaysia.
  • Schnell, D., Catling, P., Folkerts, G., Frost, C., Gardner, R. et al. (2000). Nepenthes bicalcarata. In: IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, Version 2012.2. < www.iucnredlist.org> (accessed 12 February 2013).
  • Thornham, D. G., Smith, J. M., Grafte, T. U. & Federle, W. (2012). Setting the trap: cleaning behaviour of Camponotus schmitzi ants increases long-term capture efficiency of their pitcher plant host, Nepenthes bicalcarata. Functional Ecology 26: 11–19.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • McPherson, S. (2023). Nepenthes - The Tropical Pitcher Plants 1: 1-739. Redfern Natural History Productions.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 9, 2004 Warwick, M.C. [MW 374] Malaysia K000222697 No
Aug 1, 1995 Low [s.n.] Borneo K000651548 Lectotype Yes
Aug 1, 1995 Teysmann [[10962]] Borneo K000651546 Type Yes
Clive Jermy, A. [13364] Malaysia K:SPC-43253.000 No
Low [s.n.] Borneo K000651549 Type Yes
Teysmann [10962] Borneo K000651547 Type Yes
K:SPC-22185.000 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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  • Kew Species Profiles

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