Nepenthaceae


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Related to Nepenthaceae: Nepenthes, tropical pitcher plant
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Noun1.Nepenthaceae - coextensive with the genus Nepenthes
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Sarraceniales, Sarraceniales - plants that are variously modified to serve as insect traps: families Sarraceniaceae; Nepenthaceae; Droseraceae
genus Nepenthes, Nepenthes - pitcher plants
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The Nepenthes, popularly known as tropical pitcher plants, Pitchel-pitchelan or monkey cups, are a group of carnivorous plants in the monotypic family Nepenthaceae.
TABLA I EJEMPLOS DE MIRMECOFITAS VERDADERAS (MUTUALISMOS OBLIGATORIOS) * Y PLANTAS CON ALGUN TIPO DE MODIFICACION ESTRUCTURAL PARA ATRAER HORMIGAS, PERO QUE NO MANTIENEN UN MUTUALISMO OBLIGATORIO Mirmecofita Familia Forma de vida Nepenthes bicalcarata * (1) Nepenthaceae Carnivora Cecropia spp.
Mimicry and mutualism in carnivorous pitcher plants (Sarraceniaceae, Nepenthaceae, Cephalotaceae, Bromeliaceae).