NEPENTHES - plant generic
  • NEPENTHES - plant generic
  • NEPENTHES - plant generic
  • NEPENTHES - plant generic
  • NEPENTHES - plant generic

NEPENTHES - info

Carnivorous plant.

The insects are attracted by the smell and fall inside the capsule

Here are dissolved by the secretion of pepsin by the plant, and assimilated.

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Light
A lot of light. No direct sun.
Recommended temperature
Greater than 15 °C
Watering
Keep the ground slightly moist, but not wet or soaked with water. To make sure touch with your fingers the terrain.
Humidity
Spray with water, possibly rainwater or a little of the limestone, even on a daily basis, to create a habitat more similar to that of the origin of the plant.
Name
From the ancient Greek "not", and pénthos "pain".
Origin
South-east Asia, the Seychelles, Madagascar, Comoros Islands, India, Australia, the Islands of Sumatra, Java, Philippines and New Guinea.
Habitat
Humid and tropical.
Family
Nepenthaceae