Nepenthaceae

Description

176 spp.

Source: Pinkka e-learning: Tropical plant families (EKOL4311, University of Turku) - All tropical plant families CC BY 4.0

Growing form

Woody climbers

Leaf

Leaves alternate, basal blade with an apical tendril on the midrib, the end of the tendril becomes a lidded pitcher, with nectar glands at the top and digestive glands at the base

Flower

Small and inconspicuous 3-4-merous unisexual flowers in elongate inflorescences (racemes). Male flowers have stamens united into a column, and female flowers have a four-chambered ovary.

Source: Pinkka e-learning: Tropical plant families (EKOL4311, University of Turku) - All tropical plant families CC BY 4.0

The map represents observations of this taxon, but it may not be used as a distribution map. A total of

observations in Finland?

Checklist
FinBIF master checklist
Scientific name
Nepenthaceae
Author
Dumort.
Identifier
http://tun.fi/MX.4986536
Taxon rank
family
DNA barcode sequences
Informal groups
  • Vascular plants