Re: N.rajah?

Andreas Wistuba (A.Wistuba@DKFZ-Heidelberg.DE)
Tue, 10 Oct 1995 11:14:06 GMT+1

> I'm looking at a photo of David Attenborough standing behind what
> appears to be a N.rajah. The neat thing about it is the tendril to
> the pitcher starts about 3/4 of way to the leaf tip and just drops
> off the underside of the leaf at that point. I've heard this is
> characteristic of N.clipeata and only N.clipeata. So what gives?

Both, N. rajah and N. clipeata have this kind of tendril attachment.
It is also found (not that prominent) in N. carunculata, especially
in N. carunculata var. robusta.



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