Nepenthes rajah Hook.f.

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 22: 421 (1859)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Borneo (Sabah). It is a scrambling shrub or liana and grows primarily in the montane tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Borneo

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 3: 1481-2218. Redfern Natural History Productions.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Cheek, M. & Jebb, M. (2001). Nepenthaceae. Flora Malesiana 15: 1 - 157. Nat. Herb. Nederland.
  • Clarke, C., Cantley, R., Nerz, J., Rischer, H. & Witsuba, A. (2000). Nepenthes rajah. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. < www.iucnredlist.org> (downloaded 15 January 2010).
  • Hooker, J. (1859). Transactions of the Linnaean Society. 22: 421.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • McPherson, S. (2023). Nepenthes - The Tropical Pitcher Plants 3: 1481-2218. Redfern Natural History Productions.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Low [s.n.] K000651481 Unknown Type Material Yes
Low [s.n.] Malaysia K000651480 Type Yes

Sources

  • 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/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
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