Common Swamp Pitcher-Plant

Nepenthes mirabilis

''Nepenthes mirabilis'' , or the Common Swamp Pitcher-Plant, is a carnivorous plant species. By far the most widespread of all ''Nepenthes'', its range covers continental Southeast Asia and all major islands of the Malay Archipelago , stretching from China in the north to Australia in the south. The species exhibits great variability throughout its range. One of the more notable varieties, ''N. mirabilis'' var. ''echinostoma'', is endemic to Brunei and Sarawak and possesses an extremely wide peristome.

The conservation status of ''N. mirabilis'' is listed as Least Concern on the 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. In Hong Kong, it is a protected species under Forestry Regulations Cap. 96A.

According to Matthew Jebb and Martin Cheek, the pitchers of ''N. mirabilis'' are used as toy phallocrypts in New Guinea.
Pitcher Plant By far the most common Pitcher Plant - Nepenthes and fairly wide spread in South East Asia and also to South China and North Australia. Geotagged,Malaysia,Nepenthes,Nepenthes mirabilis,Pitcher Plant,Summer

Distribution

''Nepenthes mirabilis'' has by far the widest distribution of any ''Nepenthes'' species and is known from the following countries and regions: Australia , Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Islands , China , D'Entrecasteaux Islands, Java, Laos, Louisiade Archipelago, Maluku Islands, Myanmar, New Guinea, Peninsular Malaysia, Philippines , Sulawesi, Sumatra, Thailand, and Vietnam. It has also been recorded from many smaller islands, including Babi, Bangka, Banyak Islands, Batu Islands, Bengkalis, Enggano, Ko Lanta, Ko Tarutao, Langkawi, Mendol, Mentawai Islands , Meranti Islands , Nias, Penang, Phuket, Riau Islands , Rupat, Tawi-Tawi, and possibly Wowoni....hieroglyph snipped...

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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderCaryophyllales
FamilyNepenthaceae
GenusNepenthes
SpeciesN. mirabilis
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Malaysia