Re: Big Cephalotus

Oliver T Massey CFS (
Tue, 13 Dec 1994 13:44:38 -0500

> From Tue Dec 13 13:40:15 1994
> Michael:
> No joke.
> This Cephalotus plant had pitchers about the size of
> the small tea cup you'd find in a Chinese Restaurant.
> My official guess is the maw was 2" across, roughly
> from the fingertip to the
> second joint on a man's pointer finger. And the
> pitcher was at least that tall. The color was
> wonderful, a bright rich green with purplish black
> veining, and the same purple-black color for the
> smooth maw lips and teeth.
> Until last weekend, the biggest Cephalotus I've ever
> seen had traps 1/2" across.

What can you tell us about the condititons under which the plant was growing?

Was the plant in a display or growing chamber?

Tom in Fl

> ---Steve