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Pitcher Plants


Lunch ?



Insect catching pods


Pitcher plant was an exotic plant in my textbook for a long time till I encountered these in Malaysia. I was surprised at the variety of pitcher plants. The Photographs show the Nepenthes genus type of pitcher plant

image courtesy wikipedia

Plukenet’s drawing of N. distillatoria from his Almagestum Botanicum of 1696


Compitition from other Pitcher Plants

Pitcher Plants

The pretty one

Frills, pitcher plant

The Garden of Pitcher plants and other unusual flowers





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