Nepenthes hamiguitanensis gronem. et al.

Terrestrial climber. Stem terete, 8⎼10 mm in diameter. Leaves petiolate; lamina elliptic to oblong, 20⎼25 cm long, 6-9 cm wide; longitudinal nerves 3 on each side of the midrib; apex obtuse; base attenuate; petiole canaliculate, 9 cm long. Lower pitchers to 18 cm tall, 5 cm wide, dull red, lined with variable blotches of dark red or purple, basal half broad, inflated, becoming narrower and cylindrical towards the pitcher mouth; wings to 1.6 cm wide. Upper pitchers to 20 cm long, 9 cm wide, infundibular in lower half, with a prominent hip, cylindrical to slightly infundibular towards the pitcher mouth; wings reduced to ribs; mouth oblique 6⎼8 cm wide, elevated towards the lid, elongated into a neck. Peristome cylindrical, sometimes flattened, 1 cm wide; ribs to 0.3 mm apart; inner edges with teeth to 1 mm long. Pitcher lid cordate, 5 cm wide, appendage near peristome attachment; spur bifurcate, 3⎼4 mm long.

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Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona, & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co’s Digital Flora of the Philippines.

Nepenthes Hamiguitanensis
  • Leaves with a distinct petiole
  • Leaf apex not deeply notched or truncate
  • Lower surface of pitcher lid with basal ridge and appendages
  • Stems stems terete or angular, without wings
  • Upper pitchers widest at base or equally wide at base and near opening
  • Petioles canaliculate
  • Midribs and/or margins of leaves hairy
  • Lid of pitcher not domed, 5-6 cm wide
  • Pitchers without fringed wings
  • Lid appendage without hook
  • Nepenthes
  • Leaves with midrib extended into a long tendril with the distal part forming into a cup or pitcher-like structures
  • Angiosperms
  • Plants producing true flowers and fruits for sexual reproduction