Description Of The Species

  1. heterodoxa Steyermark. Pitchers up to 12 in. (30 cm) long on stems with a pronounced constriction just above the center.
  2. exappendiculata has a vestigial hood and pink flowers.
  3. glabra has no pubescence on the upper internal surface of the pitcher and has white flowers.
  4. heterodoxa is pubescent on the upper internal surface of the pitcher. Flowers white to pink, pitchers with some red coloration.
  5. ionasi Maguire. Pitchers up to 20 in. (51 cm) long, reddish in color and forming rosettes. They have a definite constriction near the top. Flowers first white then turning red.
  6. minor Gleason. Pitchers 2-3 in. (5-8 cm) tall with a constriction near the top and a small apical cap or hood whose inner surface is red.
  7. neblinae Maguire.
  8. neblinae Pitchers usually exceeding 10 in. (25 cm) in length. Leaves pubescent with short hairs and having a prominent pore and weakly developed hood. Perianth frequently 5-6 parts, white turning pink.
  9. viridis Same as var. neblinae except perianth is greenish and has 4 segments.
  10. parva Pitchers usually less than 8 in. (20 cm) long, externally glabrous with an inconspicuous pore. Plants usually have a red-tinge. Perianth white with some pink later turning maroon.
Longitudinal Section Clover Flower
Fig. 3-26 Longitudinal-section of Heliamphora flower. The pubescent ovary is surrounded by 10 stamens.
Drawing Carnvorous Plant

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