Nepenthes madagascariensis Poir.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection

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Nepenthes madagascariensis (rights holder: Bernard DUPONT)© Bernard DUPONT (licence)

Madagascar Pitcher Plant

The pitchers of Nepenthes species have a smooth lining. Insects and other small animals that are attracted to the pitchers cannot maintain a grip on this slippery surface and fall into the pitcher, where their tissues are broken down by a strong digestive fluid produced by the pitcher (3). Interestingly, the active agent in this fluid that digests proteins is very similar in structure to that prod... © Wildscreen (licence)

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