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Nepenthes alata

Nepenthes alata

From the Philippines where it occurs at higher elevations usually on mossy forest floors. One of more easily grown of the Pitcher Plants Nepenthes alata feeds itself by attracting insects into the pitcher where they 'drown' and are dissolved, the plant therefore feeding itself.

This is a species with natural variation it does occur in wind range of conditions across the Philippines. This is a species that grows at intermediate altitudes which makes it a better plant for most growers.