PRE-sale > Nepenthes diabolica x hamata * 01 * 5-8cm
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- Special import from Wistuba - exotic plants
- Clone: 01
- Size: 5-8cm
- Growing conditions: Highland
The legendary Nepenthes x "Smilodon", a hybrid of N. hamata and N. diabolica, formerly known as N. sp. "Red hairy hamata"
As the old trivial name of N. diabolica indicates, both species are very similar. Both strongly toothed, N. hamata black, N. diabolica red and extremely hairy, even on the pitchers. The sought-after N. x "Smilodon" shows very dark, purple pitchers with a velvety exterior and pitch-black, shiny peristome and conspicuously large teeth. The lid is hairy
Initial experience with the hybrid shows a very fast-growing plant in which striking leaf jumps are not uncommon. Also the sensitivity of N. diabolica is no longer noticeable in the hybrid
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