Flower Database

Nepenthes rafflesiana

Basic information
Flower Name
Nepenthes rafflesiana
Formal Name
Nepenthes rafflesiana
Alias
靫葛, Tropical Pitcher Plant
Habitat
Southeast Asia, Malay Peninsula
Morph
evergreen vines and carnivorous plants
Comment
Nepenthes rafflesiana is an evergreen vine of carnivorous plants of the genus Nepenthes, Department of Nepenthaceae native to Southeast Asia, Malay peninsula . Give the collecting bug bag of pot to thin vines extends from the tip of the blade. Captured insects trapped and accumulated digestive juices at the bottom of many saggy tube collection bug bag out digestive juices dissolve the insects nutrients to grow. In what looks like a leaf petiole-like is called the fake leaves (phyllode). Collection bug bag is a deformed leaves. Collection bug bag down in differently shaped, bag at the top of the pot with markings, is round at the bottom of the bag. Flowers in the dioecious with separate stocks. Racemes of stretched red or purple small inconspicuous four-valve flowers. In the greenhouse is grown as an ornamental.
Generic name: Nepenthes rafflesiana,
scientific name:Nepenthes rafflesiana,
origin: South Asian, living type: lowland forest edge, living type: Evergreen vines and carnivorous plants, height: 1-2 m leaf length: 15-30 cm, leaf: oval, petiole: aerobic, dioecious, inflorescence shape: racemes, petal number: 4, flower color: red or purple, Flower diameter:0.6cm, applications: carnivorous plants and ornamental plants
Detailed information
Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Nepenthaceae
Genus
Nepenthes
Species
N. rafflesiana
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Other
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Greenhouse
Color
Red, Violet
Season
Height
100  ~ 200  [cm]
Diameter
0.6  ~ 0.6