Nepenthes ampullaria air-rosette which represents a short side shoot of an old long vine. Note that leafblades are highly reduced. Nepenthes ampullaria is notable for only having ground- and rosette pitchers but no real upper pitchers. Photograph taken in Irian Jaya near Tayeve.

Copyright by Andreas Wistuba. The photograph may be downloaded for private use and may be used by the ICPS. The photograph may not be used commercially or for publications without permission by Andreas Wistuba (

Photo Info
Name: [Nepenthes ampullaria]
Credit: Andreas Wistuba
Date: 1994