Nepenthes holdenii

Nepenthes holdenii

Synonymy

Nepenthes holdenii Mey in McPherson, Carniv. Pl. Hab. 2: 1310 (1306-1331; figs. 768-782). 2010 sec. McPherson 2011
    • Holotype (designated by Mey, F.S., M.Catal., Clarke, C.M., Robinson, A.S., Fleischmann, A.S. & McPherson, S. R. 20101): Mey 1A (holo, RUPP!), western Cambodia, Cardamom Mountains, province of Pursat, 653 m, 1 VIII 2009.
  • 1. Mey, F.S., M.Catal., Clarke, C.M., Robinson, A.S., Fleischmann, A.S. & McPherson, S. R. 2010: Nepenthes holdenii (Nepenthaceae), a new species of pyrophytic pitcher plant from the Cardamom Mountains of Cambodia, pp. 1306-1338. – In: McPherson, S. R., Carnivorous plants and their habitats 2

Description

Leaves coriaceous, sub-petiolate; lamina linear to linear lanceolate; long tendril. Upper pitchers infundibular; slightly sinuated peristome. Lid elliptic with a cordate base, not vaulted. Inflorescences male and female with 2-flowered partial peduncles, usually with bracts. Indumentum glabrous except on leaf axils, tendril and pitchers.A

Notes

A member of the N. thorelii aggregate.A

Distribution (General)

Cambodia, Pursat Province, Cardamom Mountains.A

Habitat

Pyrophyte. Inhabits the transitional zone between lowland evergreen forest and low montane evergreen forest. Grows on steep ridges in peaty soil, in bright to fully sun-exposed areas. 600-800 m above sea level.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
Mey 1A (holo, RUPP!), western Cambodia, Cardamom Mountains, province of Pursat, 653 m, 1 VIII 2009.
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