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Nepenthes attenboroughii (Attenborough's pitcher plant)

Wikipedia Abstract

Nepenthes attenboroughii (/nɨˈpɛnθiːz ˌætɨnˈbɜri.aɪ/ or /ˌætɨnbəˈroʊɡi.aɪ/), or Attenborough's pitcher plant, is a montane species of carnivorous pitcher plant of the genus Nepenthes. It is named after the celebrated broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough, who is a keen enthusiast of the genus. The species is characterised by its large and distinctive bell-shaped lower and upper pitchers and narrow, upright lid. The type specimen of N.
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Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
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Top 100 Endangered [1]  Yes



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1Baillie, J.E.M. & Butcher, E. R. (2012) Priceless or Worthless? The world’s most threatened species. Zoological Society of London, United Kingdom.
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