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Madagascar Pitcher Plant

Nepenthes madagascariensis

Description:

large carnivorous plant, one of only 2 species in Madgascar. the other being Nepenthes masoalensis. their closest relatives are thousands of miles away in Southeast Asia.

Habitat:

coastal, rocky

Notes:

spotted these pitcher plants near Evatraha, a couple of hours from Fort Dauphin. pitcher plants are extremely rare in Madgascar.

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10 Comments

Pat10
Pat10 5 years ago

It is a very interesting plant. It has a nice colour. It is very long.

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dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Thanks LandmarkExpert, me too!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 8 years ago

i L_O_V_E pitcher plants

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Thanks Mona and Viv!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 8 years ago

Beautiful Nepenthes and what a location!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 8 years ago

Wow... !!! Fantastic !!!

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Thanks! @Frank, you are totally right, they are very rare and I was so happy to see them.

Frank Weaver
Frank Weaver 9 years ago

"pitcher plants are extremely rare in Madgascar." ... and you found it! Congrats!

alice and nath
alice and nath 9 years ago

Nice!

yulia8473
yulia8473 10 years ago

wow)))))

dandoucette
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dandoucette

Tôlan̈aro, Region de Anosy, Madagascar

Spotted on Feb 25, 2006
Submitted on Apr 25, 2011

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