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Nepenthes robcantleyi sp. nov. (Nepenthaceae) from Mindanao, Philippines

Authors

  • Martin Cheek


Martin Cheek (m.cheek@kew.org), Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AE, UK.

Abstract

Nepenthes robcantleyi Cheek sp. nov. from Mindanao, Philippines is described and illustrated in the Regiae group of Danser, as the second taxon of that group known from the Philippines. The conservation status of the species is assessed as ‘Critically Endangered’ (CR) as the only known population, found in 1997, has allready been logged and the species may then has gone extinct in the wild.

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