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Nepenthes & Triphyophyllum At the beginning of the 2022 season, we first take a look at our pitcher plants that have well survived the winter in our greenhouse. Especially the cross Nepenthes veitchii x edwardsiana - unfortunately not for sale - is very popular with our audience, but also her mummy, N. veitchii as well as N. ventricosa "Porcelain" do not need to hide. We will show some more species and hybrids, and then come to an attraction that, although still very small, joined our collection last summer: The largest carnivorous plant in the world Triphyophyllum peltatum. This liana can grow over 70 m long and we show photographs of its flowers and flyable seeds in the Würzburg Botanical Garden. For the unique photos, excerpts from our film "Triphyophyllum peltatum", we thank Dr. Heiko Rischer, Dr. Jan Schlauer and Stewart McPherson. Enjoy! Finally, we would like to mention the World Carnivorous Plant Day 2022 of the International Carnivorous Society ICPS on May 4. The organizers and contributors have put a lot of effort into presenting exciting lectures and films on the internet during this day. We were also invited to produce a movie for it, so we turned our living room into a "green hell". More is not revealed, everything else on the internet on May 4 at the ICPS (www.carnivorousplants.org).
Nepenthes truncata and N. veitchii capture five house mice, but no shrew. This winter, we had a whole shrew family (Soricidae species) in our greenhouse. These predators are not interested in Nepenthes nectar; therefore, none of them became captured. If house mice come for a visit, things look very different. Here is our film on the overall five house mice (Mus musculus), meanwhile captured by Nepenthes inside our greenhouse.