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Family Profile
Family Description

A monogeneric family of about 90 species in Madagascar, Asia, Malesia, Australia and the Pacific islands.


Nepenthes - One species occurs naturally in Australia. Cheek & Jebb (2001); Clarke, C. & Kruger, R. (2006); Stanley (1982). Three species occurs naturally in Australia. Clarke, C. & Kruger, R. (2006).


Cheek, M. & Jebb, M. (2001). Nepenthaceae. In Flora Malsiana Series I, Vol. 15 (Leiden: The Netherlands.) pp. 1-157.

Clarke, C. & Kruger, R. (2006). Nepenthes tenax C.Clarke & R.Kruger (Nepenthaceae), a new species from Cape York Peninsula, Queensland. Austrobaileya 7(2): 319-324.

Stanley, T.D. (1982). Nepenthaceae. In 'Flora of Australia'. Vol. 8, (Australian Government Publishing Service: Canberra.) pp. 7-8.

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