Slender Pitcher-Plant

Nepenthes gracilis

''Nepenthes gracilis'', or the Slender Pitcher-Plant, is a common lowland pitcher plant that is widespread in the Sunda region. It has been recorded from Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Sulawesi, Sumatra, and Thailand.
Miniature Nepenthes Saw this cluster of Miniatures among the regular sized Nepenthes gracilis - Slender Pitcher Plant.
Not sure if the tiny ones will grow bigger or they remain tiny in size. Borneo,Brunei,Nepenthes,Nepenthes gracilis,Pitcher Plant,Slender Pitcher-Plant

Naming

''Nepenthes gracilis'' was formally described by Pieter Willem Korthals in his 1839 monograph, "Over het geslacht ''Nepenthes''".

''Nepenthes abgracilis'' from the Philippines is named for its superficial similarity to this species.
Slender Pitcher Plant - Nepenthes gracilis This Slender Pitcher Plant - Nepenthes gracilis is probably the most common Nepenthes in the area. Brunei,Nepenthes,Nepenthes gracilis,Pitcher Plant,Plant,Slender Pitcher-Plant

Distribution

One of the most widespread ''Nepenthes'' species, ''N. gracilis'' is native to Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, central Sulawesi, and southernmost Thailand.

It has also been recorded from many smaller islands, including Bangka, Batu Islands, Belitung, Bengkalis, Ko Lanta, Ko Tarutao, Labuan, Langkawi, Mendol, Mentawai Islands , Meranti Islands , Musala, Nias, Penang, Phuket, Riau Islands, and Rupat.
Carnivorous Pitcher Plant - Nepenthes rafflesiana in Borneo This plant, as Wikipedia states has a large varietly of forms and probably represents a number of different species - but this was a nice slender one we saw in Borneo. Of course, carnivorous plants are totally cool in whatever form. Geotagged,Indonesia,Nepenthes gracilis,Nepenthes rafflesiana,Slender Pitcher-Plant,Spring

Habitat

The species has a wide altitudinal distribution of 0 to 1100 m above sea level, although most populations are found below 100 m and plants are rare above 1000 m. Despite being a widespread plant, natural hybrids between ''N. gracilis'' and other species are quite rare.

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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderCaryophyllales
FamilyNepenthaceae
GenusNepenthes
SpeciesN. gracilis