Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Pitcher plant (Nepenthes distillatoria)

English : Pitcher plant
Binomial Name : Nepenthes distillatoria
Sinhala : බාඳුරා [Bandura]
Nepenthes distillatoria is the only species of Nepenthes that grows naturally in Sri Lanka. It Can be seen in wet zone rain forest such as Sinharaja and Kanneliya. This carnivorous plant is endemic to Sri Lanka.

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