Nepenthes smilesii

Nepenthes smilesii

Synonymy

Nepenthes smilesii Hemsl. in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1895(100-101): 116. 1895 sec. Mey 2010
    • Type (designated by Mey, F.S. 20101): Smiles F.S. (K), northern Siam, Baw Saw, Nam Kawng, 22 V 1893.
  • 1. Mey, F.S. 2010: Introduction to the pitcher plants (Nepenthes) of Cambodia. – Cambodian Journal of Natural History 2010(2): 106-117
  • =Nepenthes anamensis Macfarl. in Engler, Pflanzenr. IV. 111 (Heft 36): 39. 1908 syn. sec. Mey 2010

Description

Leaves coriaceous, subpetiolate; lamina narrowly linear to lanceolate, short tendril. Lower pitchers often cylindrical with a swollen base; peristome narrow, usually without stripes. Upper pitchers, cylindrical with a swollen base, to infundibular. Lid usually elliptic with a cordate base, not vaulted. Inflorescence with male and female flowers borne solitary on pedicels. Indumentum, the whole plant is covered with hairs.A

Notes

A member of the N. thorelii aggregate.A

Distribution (General)

Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and VietnamA

Habitat

Pyrophyte. Usually found in seasonally wet habitats such as open sandy savannahs and grasslands. In Kirirom National Park, Nepenthes smilesii grows in clearings among pine trees. Sea level (Kampot) and between 500 and 1000 m a.s.l.A

Bibliography

A. Mey, F.S. 2010: Introduction to the pitcher plants (Nepenthes) of Cambodia. – Cambodian Journal of Natural History 2010(2): 106-117

Specimens

CountryDateCollector + collecting numberHerbariaTypeScanDerivatives
Smiles F.S. (K), northern Siam, Baw Saw, Nam Kawng, 22 V 1893.
Citation: No Citation available. This specimen either has no or multiple field units.