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Hello everybody, Recently, I've been obsessed by all the tepuis Heliamphoras grow at and started to collect Heliamphora clones from different tepuis to collect them all one day. But I noticed something strange to me. In numerous articles I read about tepuis I haven't come across the name Apacapa tepui, which was strange, as it is my favourite location of H.exappendiculata. When I googled specifically "Apacapa" tepui I only got results showing web pages of sellers (like Wistuba) and grower that all have their plants labelled "Apacapa tepui", no literature or scientific articles at all.
Our last day on Amuri. We had high expectations - reach that gorge where the "new" Heliamphora should grow, and of course find it there! So we started early in the morning, the plan was: without bigger stops ;-) OK, no way around these H. pulchella ... A first group, nicely coloured and shaped: Especially beautiful in backlight: At some spots the plants got really dark. I do not really believe in a variety or such of its own, because transitions were smooth. Anyway, here a very dark plant - even the newest, recently opened pitcher is already