NEPENTHES OF INDOCHINA

THAILAND


N. ampullaria: very rare, from Narathiwat and Songkhla.

N. andamana
: from Phang Nga. 
Hybrids with N. mirabilis are common in the wild, and a huge number of hybrid seeds and plants entered in cultivation nicknamed N. “tiger Phang Nga” and “giant tiger”. Close to extinction.

N. benstonei: from Narathiwat, at 500 m. In 2009 this plant was published as N. thai. Here N. thai is placed back under N. benstonei. No other species grow at the same locations.

N. chang: from the island of Ko Chang, at 300-600 m. No other species grow at the same locations.

N. gracilis
very rare, from Narathiwat and Songkhla.

N. kerrii
: from Satun, at 500 m. It entered in cultivation as “sp. Satun”. No other species grow at the same location.


N. kongkandana
: from Songkhla. It entered in cultivation as N. “tiger Songkhla”. Close to extinction.


N. krabiensis
: from Krabi, at 500 m. I
t's not threatened in the wild.


N. mirabilis
: very widespread in the southern region, it can also be found in the rest of the country.


N. mirabilis var. globosa
: from Trang. It entered in cultivation as N. “Viking”, N. globosa and N. “Trang bizarre”. Close to extinction.

N. orbiculatafrom Phang Nga. It entered in cultivation as N. “Viking”, N. globosa and N. mirabilis var. globosa. Close to extinction.

N. rosea
: from Krabi, at 500 m. It's not threatened in the wild. 


N. sanguinea
: from the mountains of Yala.


N. smilesii
: a widespread species from the mountains of the north-eastern region, at 400-1300 m


N. suratensis
: from Surat Thani and Nakhon Si Thammarat. It entered in cultivation as N. “tiger Surat”. Close to extinction. 


N. thorelii
: from Trat.
Previously this plant was thought to be N. kampotiana. It entered in cultivation as N. “tiger Trat”. Hybrids with N. mirabilis are common in the wild. Close to extinction within the country. 

CAMBODIA

N. bokorensis
: from Phnom Bokor, a mountain in Kampot.


N. chang
: from the mountains of Pursat.

N. gracilis
: from Siem Reap and Kampong Thom.


N. holdenii
: from the mountains of Pursat. 


N. mirabilis
: mostly found along the southern coast.


N. smilesii
: N. kampotiana and N. geoffrayi are synonyms described from Kampot, where this species is introgressed with N. bokorensis. 


N. thorelii
: the distribution of this plant - previously thought to be N. kampotiana - starts in Thailand and proceeds here along Koh Kong only. 


VIETNAM

N. gracilis
: possibly extinct, it used to grow near Ho Chi Minh.


N. mirabilis
: recorded from the central and southern regions only.


N. smilesii
: here is where its synonym, N. anamensis, was found and described, near Dalat. The species has been reported from the southern region only.


N. tayninhensis
: from the Lo Go-Xa Mat National Park, Tay Ninh. Previously thought to be the long time lost N. thorelii. 


N. thorelii
: previously thought to be N. kampotiana, this plant finds in the coasts of Southern Vietnam the eastern tip of its distribution. 


LAOS

N. mirabilis
: mostly found in Savannakhet.


N. smilesii
: most Lao mountains are still unexplored, this species was found at a handful of locations from north to south, but many more are expected to turn up.


PUBLICATIONS

The above arrangement is an interpretation of the following articles, it doesn't necessarily agree with every piece of information they provide.


Catalano (2010).
Nepenthes andamana. In Catalano, Nepenthes della Thailandia, Prague: 34.


Catalano (2010). Nepenthes chang. In Catalano, Nepenthes della Thailandia, Prague: 38.

Catalano (2010).
Nepenthes kerrii. In Catalano, Nepenthes della Thailandia, Prague: 32.


Catalano (2010).
Nepenthes mirabilis var. globosa. In Catalano, Nepenthes della Thailandia, Prague: 40.


Catalano (2010).
Nepenthes suratensis. In Catalano, Nepenthes della Thailandia, Prague: 36.


Catalano (2014).
Nepenthes rosea, una nuova specie dalla Thailandia peninsulare. In AIPC Magazine 36: 24-31.


Catalano (2015).
Nepenthes kongkandana, da ufficiosa ad ufficiale. In AIPC Magazine 37: 4-11.


Catalano (2017). N. tayninhensis, Una nuova specie di Nepenthes dal Vietnam. In AIPC Magazine 46: 16-23.

Catalano (2018). Nepenthes orbiculata, una nuova specie da Phang Nga (Thailandia). In AIPC Magazine 50: 32-43.

Cheek & Jebb (2009).
Nepenthes group Montanae (Nepenthaceae) in Indo-China, with N. thai and N. bokor described as new. In Kew Bulletin 64 (2): 319-325.


Hemsley (1895). Nepenthes smilesii. In Kew Bulletin: 116.


Holden & Mey (2011). Discovery of a new population of Nepenthes holdenii. In McPherson, New Nepenthes, Volume 1, Redfern Natural History Productions, Poole: 144-149.


Jebb & Cheek (1997). Nepenthes thorelii. In Jebb & Cheek, A Skeletal Revision of Nepenthes (Nepenthaceae), Blumea 42: 1-106.


Lecomte (1909). Nepenthes geoffrayi. In Lecomte, Notulae systematicae, Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, Laboratoire de phanérogamie: 62.


Lecomte (1909). Nepenthes kampotiana. In Lecomte, Notulae systematicae, Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, Laboratoire de phanérogamie: 62-63.


Lecomte (1909). Nepenthes thorelii. In Lecomte, Notulae systematicae, Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, Laboratoire de phanérogamie: 63-64.


Macfarlane (1908). Nepenthes anamensis. In Nepenthaceae, in Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV, III, Heft 36, Leipzig: 39-40.


Mey (2009). Nepenthes bokorensis, a new species of Nepenthaceae from Cambodia. In Carniflora Australis 7 (1): 6-15.


Mey (2010).
Introduction to the pitcher plants (Nepenthes) of Cambodia. In Cambodian Journal of Natural History 2010 (2): 106-117.


Mey (2010). The Elusive Nepenthes thorelii. In McPherson, Carnivorous Plants and their Habitats, Volume 2, Redfern Natural History Productions, Poole: 1340-1367.


Mey (2011). Nepenthes thorelii - a resolution. In McPherson, New Nepenthes: Volume One, Redfern Natural History Productions, Poole: 132-143.


Mey et al. (2010). Nepenthes holdenii (Nepenthaceae), a new species of pyrophytic pitcher plant from the Cardamom Mountains of Cambodia. In McPherson, Carnivorous Plants and their Habitats, Volume 2, Redfern Natural History Productions, Poole: 1306-1331.


Mey et al. (2011). Nepenthes thorelii, an emended description and novel ecological data resulting from its rediscovery in Tay Ninh, Vietnam. In McPherson, New Nepenthes: Volume One, Redfern Natural History Productions, Poole: 104-131.


Nuanlaong et al. (2016). N. krabiensis, A new species of Nepenthes (Nepenthaceae) from Thailand. In Thai Forest Bulletin 44 (2): 128-133.


Nunn & Anh Vu (2016).
An account of the Nepenthes species of Vietnam. In Carnivorous Plant Newsletter 45 (3): 93-101.


Suraninpong et al. (2015). A new classification of Thailand’s Nepenthes species by genetic analysis of AFLP markers. In Acta horticulturae 1100: 77-82.  




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