Nepenthes mirabilis (Lour.) Druce
Druce, G.C. (1917) Botany Exchange Club of the British Isles Report for 1916 : 637.
Tropical Pitcher Plant
A slender vine not exceeding a stem diameter of 2 cm.
Each leaf consists of a petiole, a blade, a coiled zone (tendril) and ends in a pitcher about 10-14 cm long with lid. Petioles about 3.5-8 cm long, sometimes winged, distinctly channelled on the upper surface. Blades about 12-25 x 3.5-6 cm. Both the upper and lower surfaces of the leaf blade clothed in small brownish 'glands' or excrescences.
Male flowers: Inflorescence about 45 cm long, each flower about 13-15 mm diam. Tepals about 7 x 4 mm, outer surface clothed in matted white hairs. Stamens fused into a column. Female flowers: Inflorescence about 22 cm long, each flower about 10 mm diam. Tepals about 4 x 2 mm, outer surface clothed in matted white hairs. Ovary about 7-10 mm long. Stigma sessile, 4-lobed. Ovules numerous, filiform.
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Commonly cultivated in handing baskets and is usually grown in glasshouses because it requires warm conditions to do well.