Nepenthes Ventricosa - 10 - 15 cm / Nursery Plastic Pot is backordered and will ship as soon as it is back in stock.
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ABOUT THE PLANT
Nepenthes ventricosa is a species of tropical pitcher plant known for its distinctive characteristics. Here are some key characteristics of Nepenthes ventricosa:
Pitcher Shape: Nepenthes ventricosa produces unique and attractive pitchers that are bulbous or ventricose in shape. The pitchers can vary in color, often ranging from green to red or even a combination of both, depending on the specific variety or environmental conditions.
Lid or Operculum: Similar to other Nepenthes species, Nepenthes ventricosa also has a lid or operculum that covers the opening of the pitcher. This lid helps protect the pitcher's contents from rain and larger prey, and it can be a distinguishing feature for identifying the species.
Peristome: The peristome is a prominent, flared structure that surrounds the pitcher's opening. It is typically colorful and can serve as a landing zone for insects. The peristome often has teeth or fringe-like structures, which help prevent insects from escaping once they land inside the pitcher.
Nectar Glands: Nepenthes ventricosa, like other Nepenthes species, secretes sweet nectar around the rim of the peristome. This nectar serves as bait to attract and entice insects to approach and land on the pitcher.