Friday, October 26, 2007

Nepenthes at the Greenhouse



Such an odd looking plant at the Greenhouse. It is called Nepenthes, commonly know as Pitcher plant or Monkey cups. It is a carnivorous plant native to South East Asia. For more information click here.

2 comments:

oldmanlincoln said...

They are a nice pair ready and willing to take in any bug who things they smell good. They are supposed to emit some strong odors that attracts insects. I wonder how these are fed since they are indoors.

Kerri said...

These guys are a bit spooky! My imagination could have a field day....I wouldn't want to get to close hee hee hee!