Nepenthes reinwardtiana is an evergreen, climbing shrub, producing stems up to 10 metres long and scrambling over other plants for support. An insectivorous plant, producing pitcher-like traps at the ends of its leaves into which insects fall and are digested in the fluid at the bottom of the pitcher.
The plant stems are gathered from the wild and used locally for making rope.
The plant has been classified as being of 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2010)[
Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.
Recorded from lowland peat-swamp forest, high altitude ridges (sandstone or limestone), or more rarely moss forest. The species is occasionally found on ultrabasic soils. It occurs at elevations from sea level to 1,450 metres[
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A plant of the humid tropics. It grows best in areas where the temperature does not fall below 18Â°c in the cool season and can go as high as 38Â°c in the hot season[
Requires ample moisture and a humid atmosphere, but also a well-drained soil[
The stems are used for making coarse rope[
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