Heliamphora exappendiculata

Heliamphora exappendiculata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sarraceniaceae
Genus: Heliamphora
Species: H. exappendiculata
Binomial name
Heliamphora exappendiculata
(Maguire & Steyerm.)
Nerz & Wistuba (2006)[1]
  • Heliamphora heterodoxa var. exappendiculata
    Maguire & Steyerm. (1978)

Heliamphora exappendiculata (Latin: ex = without, appendicula = small appendage) is a species of marsh pitcher plant native to the Chimantá and Aprada Massifs of Bolívar state, Venezuela.[2] It was for a long time considered a variety of H. heterodoxa, but has recently been raised to species rank.[1]


  1. 1 2 Nerz, J. & A. Wistuba (June 2006). Heliamphora exappendiculata, a clearly distinct species with unique characteristics. Carnivorous Plant Newsletter 35(2): 43–51.
  2. McPherson, S., A. Wistuba, A. Fleischmann & J. Nerz (2011). Sarraceniaceae of South America. Redfern Natural History Productions, Poole.

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