- Flower nameNepenthes rafflesiana
- Scientific nameNepenthes rafflesiana
- Alias靫葛, ネペンテス, Tropical Pitcher Plant
- Place of originSoutheast Asia, Malay Peninsula
- Place of floweringGreenhouse
- Flowering season
What is Nepenthes rafflesiana
Nepenthes rafflesiana is an evergreen vine of carnivorous plants of the genus Nepenthes, in the family 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 shape: oval, petiole: aerobic, dioecious, inflorescence shape: racemes, petal number: 4, flower color: red or purple, Flower diameter: 0.6 cm, applications: carnivorous plants and ornamental plants.