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Heliamphora folliculata

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Sarraceniaceae
Scientific name  Heliamphora folliculata
Rank  Species
Order  Ericales
Genus  Heliamphora
Higher classification  Heliamphora
Heliamphora folliculata Heliamphora folliculata Redfern Natural History
Similar  Heliamphora, Heliamphora ionasi, Heliamphora exappendiculata, Heliamphora chimantensis, Heliamphora sarracenioides

Heliamphora folliculata attracting prey


Heliamphora folliculata (Latin: folliculatus = having follicles) is a species of Marsh Pitcher Plant endemic to the Aparaman group of tepuis in Venezuela. It grows on all four mountains: Aparaman Tepui, Murosipan Tepui, Tereke Tepui and Kamakeiwaran Tepui.

Heliamphora folliculata Heliamphora folliculata photos

The nectar spoon of this species, which bears giant extrafloral nectaries within its internal chamber, may have evolved to prevent rain from washing away the energetically costly nectar produced by the plant.

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Heliamphora folliculata Heliamphora folliculata Kamakawarai Tepui Ven

References

Heliamphora folliculata Wikipedia


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