Nepenthes (Nepenthes muluensis)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Miscellaneous: Dioecious
Carnivorous
Conservation status: Vulnerable (VU)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Vulnerable

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April 5, 2013

Ranking right up there among the oddities in the world of plants are those that consume living beings to supplement their diets. Most of us are familiar with the ubiquitous Venus fly trap that snaps shut when triggered by an unsuspecting insect. But some of these plants have more in their bag of tricks than we suspected.

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