Nepenthes maxima

Nepenthes maxima

''Nepenthes maxima'' , the great pitcher-plant, is a carnivorous pitcher plant species of the genus ''Nepenthes''. It has a relatively wide distribution covering New Guinea, Sulawesi, and the Maluku Islands. It may also be present on Wowoni Island.

''Nepenthes maxima'' belongs to the loosely defined "''N. maxima'' complex", which also includes, among other species, ''N. boschiana'', ''N. chaniana'', ''N. epiphytica'', ''N. eymae'', ''N. faizaliana'', ''N. fusca'', ''N. klossii'', ''N. platychila'', ''N. stenophylla'', and ''N. vogelii''.
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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderCaryophyllales
FamilyNepenthaceae
GenusNepenthes
SpeciesN. maxima
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