Re: American _Nepenthes_

From: Broom (
Date: Mon Nov 08 1999 - 18:53:51 PST

Date: Mon, 08 Nov 1999 20:53:51 -0600
From: Broom <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg3760$foo@default>
Subject: Re: American _Nepenthes_

Jan wrote:

>>(...) a (probably) American Nepenthes that I can't identify
>Nobody can. There is no known species of _Nepenthes_ native to
>America (if you do not consider some of the Asian de-facto-coloies
>as American territory).

D'oh! ummmm... Sorry, my finger must have slipped off the "S" key, and
hit the N-e-p-e-n-t-h-e-s keys in succession, by mistake.

How about a Sarracenia pitcher plant? Mostly green, with narrow
pitchers (no more than 0.5 cm in diameter--and this time I /really/ do
mean cm!) about 30 cm long. The pitchers tend to mature to a red-dipped
appearance, just before the cursed lids burn (they all seem to turn
brown & die at the tips... maybe short periods of low humidity causes

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