Posts tagged pitcher plant

qbnscholar:

Two Floating Nepenthes Pitchers: Botanical Conservatory. UC Davis, 05-29-12.

qbnscholar:

Two Floating Nepenthes Pitchers: Botanical Conservatory. UC Davis, 05-29-12.

ecocides:

Pitcher plants are carnivorous plants whose prey-trapping mechanism features a deep cavity filled with liquid known as a pitfall trap. It has been widely assumed that the various sorts of pitfall trap evolved from rolled leaves, with selection pressure favouring more deeply cupped leaves over evolutionary time[]

images by: (birdrmanDan Hacker PhotographybrothergrimmCarolincik)

rhamphotheca:

omglindsayrae: Cobra Lily, Pitcher Plants, and an Aristolochia - A series of Carnivorous plants I made for Botanical and Zoological Illustration. Ink and watercolor. :)

* Another name for the Aristolochia spp. is Pipevine. The Pipevine Swallowtail and the Polydamus Swallowtail are 2 poisonous butterflies that use these poisonous plants as a host plant.  - pax