Nepenthes alata

Nepenthes alata

Synonymy

Nepenthes alata Blanco, Fl. Filip., ed. 1: 805. 1837 sec. Cheek, M.R. & Jebb, M.H.P., 20131
    • Neotype (designated by Cheek, M.R. & Jebb, M.H.P. 20132): Philippines, Luzon, Prov. Ilocos Norte, Burgos, male fl . 23 – 25 Nov 1916 Fenix BS 26726 (neotype: US, photo, K, isoneotypes: BO n.v., SING n.v.).
  • 1. Type: Blanco s.n. (not located, PNH†?), Philippines, Luzon, Ilocos, Vintar
  • 2. Cheek, M.R. & Jebb, M.H.P., Typification and redelimitation of Nepenthes alata with notes on the N. alata group, and N. negros sp. nov. from the Philippines in Nordic Journal of Botany 31: 616-622. 2013
  • =Nepenthes blancoi Blume in Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. 2: 10. 1852 syn. sec. Cheek, M.R. & Jebb, M.H.P., 2013
    • Neotype (designated by Cheek, M.R. & Jebb, M.H.P. 20133): Philippines, Republic of the, Luzon, Benguet Province, Trinidad, 10.1904, Williams 1012; male infl. (US; photo K, PNH, isoneotypes: PNH destroyed, NY not seen)
  • 3. Cheek, M.R. & Jebb, M.H.P., Identification and typification of Nepenthes blancoi, with N. abalata sp. nov. from the western Visayas, Philippines in Nordic Journal of Botany 31(2): 151-156. 2013

Notes

This is the Nepenthes 'hairy alata' of horticulture.A

Distribution (General)

Philippines, Luzon, mainly north of Manila, almost confined to the Cordillera Central of northeast Luzon (provinces of Benguet, Bontoc, Ilocos Norte, Nueva Viczcaya, Mountain, Ifugao) more rarely in the Zambales Mts (Mt Pinatubo) and Sierra Madre (San Luis).A

Habitat

Mossy montane forest, altitudinal range 550 m a.s.l. and above. Ecological data on this species is lacking on most specimen labels.A

Bibliography

A. Cheek, M.R. & Jebb, M.H.P., Typification and redelimitation of Nepenthes alata with notes on the N. alata group, and N. negros sp. nov. from the Philippines in Nordic Journal of Botany 31: 616-622. 2013

Specimens

CountryDateCollector + collecting numberHerbariaTypeScanDerivatives
Philippines1904-10Williams 1012
Citation: Philippines, Luzon, Benguet Province, Trinidad, 10.1904, Williams 1012; male infl.

Specimen summary: Philippines, Republic of the, Luzon, Benguet Province, Trinidad, 10.1904, Williams 1012; male infl. (US; photo K, PNH, isoneotypes: PNH destroyed, NY not seen)
Neotype of Nepenthes blancoi Blume