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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Sarraceniaceae — sun pitchers, several carnivorous plants.
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The vegetation, isolated for millennia on infertile soils, is characterized by endemism and carnivory, eg: Heliamphora spp.,
Heliamphora have a special place in my heart – blame it on George Edward Challenger.
The primitive pitchers of Heliamphora chimantensis are an example of pitfall traps
Keiki though I’d never heard of Heliamphora keiki-ing?
I grow a few different types – I’ve never had any luck with the canonical carnivore: the Venus Flytrap, but I do have pitcher plants (Nepenthes, Sarracenia and Heliamphora), sundews, pings (butterworts), and utrics (bladderworts).