Nepenthes izumeae

Photography Rod Kruger © copyright 2004

Nepenthes izumeae, this beautiful species was discovered by T. Davis and C. Clarke on the same expedition in which they found N. jacquelineae. N. izumeae is a highland species that has a narrow range in the highlands of West and North Sumatra. It is primarily an epiphyte, growing on the trunks and branches of moss-covered trees on the tops of ridges and peaks, at altitudes around 2000 m.LOCATION
SumatraELEVATION: 1800-2400 meters

Grow as a typical highland plant. Open, well drained mix, or pure live sphagnum moss.

SCALE: 1-5 (1-easy, 5-challenging)

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