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Borneo Has Bats in its Pitchers Tropical pitchers Pitcher plant and

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Three tropical pitcher plant "traps"

The huge pitcher species N. attenboroughii (credit: Stewart McPherson)

Tiny bat makes home in a carnivorous plant

Raffles' Pitcher Plant Nepenthes rafflesiana, near Telupid, Sabah.

carnivorous pitcher plant -pretty creepy to see the bugs these things catch in their "pitchers"

Nepenthes albomarginata - classic lowland/intermediate tropical pitcher plant with a fairly wide distribution.

Nepenthes Vogelii - Upper pitcher from vining plant. The lower pitchers are very different in shape; tall and cylindrical.

INSECT TRAPS: Pitchers vary in size and act as a 'stomach' for the plants.

Tropical Pitcher Plant

Fanged Pitcher Plant at Batang Ai (above) and Slender Pitcher Plant N. gracilis (below) with fully-developed pitchers; note coloured lids to keep rain out ...

Carnivorous Nepenthes plant climbing a tree trunk in Borneo

But accidents do happen (credit: Stewart McPherson)

Green pitcher plant characteristics essay The unique and demanding physical and chemical characteristics of bogs result in the presence of The Sweet Pitcher ...

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Close-up of tropical pitcher plant "traps"

Fanged Pitcher Plant at Batang Ai (above) and Slender Pitcher Plant N. gracilis (below) with fully-developed pitchers; note coloured lids to keep rain out ...

Tiny bat makes home in a carnivorous plant. “This is the ...

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Woolly bat inspects fanged pitcher plant for roosting suitability. Pitcher plants must be punctured and drained of water before bats can attempt to roost in ...

... is the only bat species they found roosting in pitchers. A frog finds a risky perch (credit: Maximilian Weinzierl/Alamy)

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Nepenthes rajah of Borneo is large enough to drown a rodent (credit: Stewart McPherson

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Enormous pitcher plant, Nepenthes northiana, Photo by San, taken in Sarawak, Malaysia.

Raffles' Pitcher Plant upper lobe supported by tendril, Bako NP, Sarawak. Note the colour variations in the colours of pitchers, even within the same ...

Nepenthes rafflesiana. Photo: Wikipedia. (PhysOrg.com) -- The pitcher plants ...

Diversity of Nepenthes pitchers. Top row, left to right: N. macrophylla,

Nepenthes mirabilis, growing in the Savage Garden exhibit at MOSI Outside

Carnivorous plant

Nice and chubby. I had seen nearly 30 cm tall pitchers on my first trip in Borneo but the spots I visited then were not as beautiful as this one.

Borneo, together with Sumatra, is home to the greatest diversity of carnivorous tropical pitcher plants. Their prey usually consists of insects but larger ...

N. chaniana, Crocker Range, Sabah (named for Datuk Chan Chiew Lun, prominent Malaysian naturalist) was only described in 2006.

Nice and chubby. I had seen nearly 30 cm tall pitchers on my first trip in Borneo but the spots I visited then were not as beautiful as this one.

Nepenthes Izumiae | Seed Grown Carnivorous Plant

How do the bats find these homes amidst myriad jungle greenery? First, they emit “broadband and high pitched” sonar frequencies.

Intermediate pitcher of N. bicalcarata

... is the; Slugs are potential food for the Kinabalu pitcher plant, but the plants can also offer ...

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Tiny bat makes home in a carnivorous plant

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Pitcher plant – unique and interesting – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News | Largest English Daily In Borneo

N. macrovulgaris, near Telupid, Sabah, showing the developed pitcher attached to the leaf vein.

A shield-leaved pitcher plant (Nepenthes clipeata) (Credit: Stewart McPherson)

Tropical pitcher plants growing in the wild

The unusual dome-shaped pitchers of Nepenthes aristolochioides allow sunlight to pass through the dome

Written by Anthea Phillips and Antony Lamb, Pitcher-plants of Borneo is quite an original book. Besides the usual informations on descriptions, ...

The largest specimen was growing on a slippery slope but hidden under some shrubs. Because of its location, it was not easy to photograph it.

Pitcher plants found in their habitats. Left to right: Sarracenia purpurea plants growing in

... an iconic tropical pitcher plant endemic to Gunung Trus Madi (2642 m). This plant, highly regarded by many growers enthusiasts, is the hybrid between ...

This cross-section of a stem of the fanged pitcher plant shows it is the ...

Pitcher Plants of Borneo ...

Still, it is possible to recognize the upper pitchers because they are more cylindrical, the hip is located in the upper half and the wings are somehow ...

Still, it is possible to recognize the upper pitchers because they are more cylindrical, the hip is located in the upper half and the wings are somehow ...

... Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Borneo ...

Pitchers of a carnivorous plant Nepenthes madagascariensis . Madagascar, Africa - Stock Image

... carnivorous plant to abandon eating meat in favor of a diet of bat feces? Ecologists from Germany, Brunei Darussalam and Australia believe they have the ...

Earth's rainforests are rich in plant and animal life. In fact, the Amazon rainforest alone contains around 10 percent of all known species on earth.

A drowned lizard found in a freshly opened pitcher of N. rajah

... Pitcher Plants of Borneo ...

A lower pitcher from a Bruneian plant. Nepenthes hemsleyana is very similar to the ...

Nepenthes deaniana was not seen for 100 years (Credit: Stewart McPherson)

N. albomarginata 'Kuching spotted' MT2AB

Nepenthes bicalcarata. Picture 1 Nepenthes bicalcarata. “The pitchers of Nepenthes ...

... Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Borneo ...

Ground pitchers, Nepenthes ampullaria in Bako National Park. Sarawak. Borneo. Malaysia.

Even the Nepenthes is happy and growing new pitchers. Moving them back outside always has a wonderful effect on the tropical plants.

Even the Nepenthes is happy and growing new pitchers. Moving them back outside always has a wonderful effect on the tropical plants.

... Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Borneo ...

Some moths and wasps are specially adapted to walk up and down the inside of the pitcher plant. Some deposit their eggs inside the pitcher (with the larvae ...

Nepenthes alata is a tropical pitcher plant endemic to the Philippines.Like all pitcher plants

( a ) Upper pitcher and ( b ) lower pitcher of Nepenthes

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Aerial pitchers of the red variant of pitcher plant (Nepenthes reinwardtiana) growing in mossy

The rims of pitchers are incredibly slippery (credit: Stewart McPherson)

A pair of lower pitchers of N. albomarginata from Bako National Park, Borneo, where it often grows in heath forest and scrub vegetation

A fanged pitcher plant (Nepenthes bicalcarata) (Credit: Stewart McPherson)

Even the Nepenthes is happy and growing new pitchers. Moving them back outside always has a wonderful effect on the tropical plants.

Not all the leaves have pitchers, but some of the leaf tips will balloon into a hollow, sealed pitcher. When the pitcher is ...

Upper pitcher with prominent thorns

Flesh-eating plant doubles as bat-cave

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... Pitcher Plants of the Old World, ...

It's finally warm and humid enough to hang out the cold sensitive carnivorous plants. My Nepenthes Ventrata just started to develop pitchers a couple of ...

Borneo: Its Mountains and Lowlands with their Pitcher Plants ...

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Figure 1. (a) A typical Nepenthes trap (here N. ra ffl

Pitcher Plants of the Old World, ...

N. Mirabilis. A widely spread in Southeast Asia to Australia, Easily located in

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Nepenthes attenboroughii is big enough to put your hand in (Credit: Stewart McPherson)

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... Pitcher Plants of Borneo ...

Pitcher Plant, Bako N.P. Borneo, Malaysia. - Stock Image