Nepenthes attenboroughii (credit: youtube) oh, to be a pitcher plant unlike most of the animal kingdom, who run around chasing money,. Nepenthes rajah and nepenthes attenboroughii are the two species that come to mind that will definitely get big enough and you can find examples of them. Nepenthes attenboroughii in the germplasm resources information network ( grin), us department of agriculture agricultural research. Until recently nepenthes rajah was a hot contender for the title of 'largest pitchers' in the genus it is now thought that nepenthes attenboroughii, discovered in. This species was one of the most magnificent botanical discoveries of the decade it bears the name of the famous naturalist david attenborough and certainly.
They named the remarkable plant nepenthes attenboroughii in honour of natural history expert sir david attenborough it is a real-life version. Among these discoveries was the nepenthes attenboroughii, which they named for naturalist and carnivorous plant enthusiast david. Nepenthes attenboroughii - a type of pitcher plant found in the philippines - can digest still-living rats whole.
Abstract a new species of nepenthes l, n attenboroughii (nepenthaceae), from palawan island in the philippines, is described and illustrated it is restrict. Discovered in 2007 and described in 2009, nepenthes attenboroughii has been in cultivation for a a few years only while i did see some. Other articles where attenborough's pitcher plant is discussed: nepenthes: attenborough's pitcher plant (n attenboroughii), is the largest carnivorous plant, . Attenborough's pitcher plant (nepenthes attenboroughii) is known only from the summit region of mount victoria, occurring in a narrow elevational band. Nepenthes attenboroughii or attenborough's pitcher plant, is a montane species of carnivorous pitcher plant of the genus nepenthes it is named after the.
Aka: genus nepenthes most recently discovered (2007) was nepenthes attenboroughii, named for sir david attenborough, who is fond of. Story highlights botanists believe they have discovered one of the world's largest carnivorous plants nepenthes attenboroughii is named after. La nepenthes attenboroughii, que pertenece a la familia nepenthaceae, es una planta insectívora endémica que se caracteriza por el gran. This new plant, named nepenthes attenboroughii, eats flesh, according to the daily mail the plant is a part of pitcher family of plants. The findings place the species in the study, nepenthes gracilis, into its own carnivorous category it belongs neither with active carnivorous plants, like flytraps,.
Nepenthes attenboroughii with wild caught tree shrew nepenthes attenboroughii nepenthes attenboroughii seed pods nepenthes attenboroughii nepenthes. The majority of nepenthes species fall into two rather broad an example is n attenboroughii, which is confined to the uppermost 100 m. Here is the best place to find nepenthes attenboroughii photos. Attenborough's pitcher, which is known in scientific circles as nepenthes attenboroughii, is a large plant endemic to the island of palawan in.
Thanks for the kinds words let me know if you see any areas for improvement, and consider submitting your favorite plant to include in the. Nepenthes, or tropical pitcher plants, are found in the old world tropics nepenthes attenboroughii has traps that rival n rajah in size, and is. Nepenthes rajah sometimes traps rats (credit: stewart mcpherson) nepenthes attenboroughii is big enough to put your hand in (credit:.