Heliamphora Macdonaldae (Cerro Duida, Venezuela) ex Wistuba ๐Ÿ“ 7-8cm Juvenile pitchers
Heliamphora Macdonaldae (Cerro Duida, Venezuela) ex Wistuba ๐Ÿ“ 7-8cm Juvenile pitchers
Heliamphora Macdonaldae (Cerro Duida, Venezuela) ex Wistuba ๐Ÿ“ 7-8cm Juvenile pitchers
Heliamphora Macdonaldae (Cerro Duida, Venezuela) ex Wistuba ๐Ÿ“ 7-8cm Juvenile pitchers

ULTRA RARE! SUN PITCHER ๐ŸŒŸ Heliamphora Macdonaldae (Cerro Duida, Venezuela) * Wistuba ๐Ÿ’Ž Collectors Item > Exact plant pictured

R5,830.00

Finally available in South Africa - The holy grail of heliamphora!

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Description
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  • Special import from Wistuba - exotic plants
  • Clone:ย  Randomly selected from various clones (RSC)
  • Growing conditions:ย  Highland
  • This is a well established, specimen plant and you will receive the exact plant pictured - potted in our deluxe carnivorous plant soil for sun pitchers.ย  Images of mature plants and pitchers are provided for display purposes and are supplied byย ยฉWistuba -ย All rights are reserved

Seller descriptionย 
  • Ultra rare in collections - If there is a Queen Heliamphora, it most certainly is H. macdonaldae! It is considered by many the most beautiful in the genus because of its stately yellow-green pitchers with crimson red veined waxy interiors and handsome ruby red spoons. A lining of small rim hairs at the opening enhances the appeal. Spectacular!
  • Heliamphora macdonaldae was one of the earliest species to be discovered (together with H. tatei and the now synonymous H. tyleri) during the Tyler-Duida Expedition organized by the American Museum of Natural History in 1928. It is known to occur at altitudes of 1500-2300m on the summit of Cerro Duida and surrounding hills and tepuis in a remote inaccessible area of the Venezuelan rainforest. Although the species has been known for many years, the remoteness of its habitat has made seed collection and its consequent introduction in horticulture difficult, and so itโ€™s only recently become available
  • The habitat of this species consists of exposed, waterlogged areas, often surrounded by scrub vegetation. Generally, plants form a compact rosette on the ground, holding few live pitchers at a time, surrounded by several dead ones. On rare occasion, very old specimen can form an upright stem up to 30cm. The plants typically grow singly and are sparsely scattered. Pitchers can reach up to 40cm in height (though usually around 30cm) and are elongated in the upper part with a low waist where a drainage hole is present
  • In cultivation, plants remain more compact, though similarly holding only few live pitchers at a time, and do not produce stems. This incredible species is a steady grower, and every new pitcher is a joy to watch unfold! Finally available! (Gleason, 1931)
Disclaimer

  • Just a quick heads-up: since plants are natural products, you might notice some slight variations when unboxing your plants
  • We do our best to make sure the plants you receive look like the ones in the photos, but keep in mind that seasons change and plants grow. Some leaves might fall off, new ones might sprout, and the plants may look a bit different over time
  • 99% of what we sell are one-of-a-kind collector items, so you will receive the exact plant pictured. The labels are spot on, so even if the plant looks a bit different, we 100% guarantee it's the real deal. Also, all the photos you see are of our own plants unless we mention otherwise. We update images occasionally to keep things fresh. If you want to see updated pictures before you buy, just let us know โ€“ we're happy to help!