Sunday, June 10, 2007

The Nepenthes

The Nepenthes, also known as pitcher plant are carnivorous. A plant with leaves that are pitcher-shaped to attract, trap, and digest insects. Found mostly along the foothills of the Crocker Range where the rainfall is high. Locally it is also known as the "Monkey Cup" where monkeys virtually drink the contents from cup to quench their thirst.

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