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Published: 2019-02-14
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Revisions in Nepenthes following explorations of the Kemul Massif and the surrounding region in north-central Kalimantan, Borneo

National Herbarium of Victoria, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, 24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TQ, UK
18–34 Waverley Street, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022, Australia
Graduate School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, 359–1192 Saitama, Japan
Lower Tropical Nursery, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AE, UK
508 Clinton Drive, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA
University of California Davis, 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Obergraben 15, 01097 Dresden, Germany
69 Lansdowne Crescent, West Hobart, TAS 7000, Australia
Redfern Natural History Productions, 61 Lake Drive, Hamworthy, Poole, Dorset, BH15 4LR, UK
116 West Maple Ave 2B, Denver, CO 80223, USA
Wimbledon Park Golf Club, Home Park Road, London, SW19 7HR, UK
231 Morrin Road, St Johns, Auckland 1074, New Zealand
2785 Goodrick Avenue, Richmond, CA 94801, USA
Eudicots Indonesia Malesia Nepenthaceae new species non-core Caryophyllales taxonomy


An expedition to the highest peak of the Kemul Massif located a number of different Nepenthes taxa, including the type populations of N. fusca and N. mollis, neither of which have been observed in situ since they were first collected in 1925. Studies of the type form of N. fusca show that two further species should be considered, one largely restricted to Sabah’s Crocker range—here reinstated as N. zakriana—the second a southerly distributed species from Brunei, Sarawak and Kalimantan, named here as N. dactylifera. Analysis of the type population of N. mollis indicates that N. hurrelliana is a heterotypic synonym of N. mollis, and reveals an additional undescribed Nepenthes species from Sarawak and Kalimantan with a widespread but highly localised range.


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