Nepenthes section Tentaculatae of Borneo and Sulawesi is described and delimited, with a key to the nine species, including N. maryae of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, which is here assessed as Vulnerable under criterion D2 using the 2001 IUCN standard. It is hypothesised that this species might trap insects using a ‘flick of the lid’ mechanism.

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Keywords carnivorous plants, conservation, ‘flick of the lid’, Nepenthes, Sulawesi
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.3767/000651916X691510
Journal Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
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Cheek, M, & Jebb, M. (2016). A new section in Nepenthes (Nepenthaceae) and a new species from Sulawesi. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 61, 59–62. doi:10.3767/000651916X691510