Meet Nepenthes bicalcarata, the Fanged Pitcher Plant. 
Endemic to northwestern Borneo, this large pitcher plant is distinguished from all other Nepenthes by the two menacing fang-like spines projecting downward from its lid. These spines bear some of the largest nectaries in the plant kingdom. They likely serve to lure insects into a precarious position over the pitcher mouth, where they may lose their footing and fall into the pitcher fluid, eventually drowning. More about this species: Encyclopedia of Life Image by Barry Rice via CalPhotos 

Meet Nepenthes bicalcarata, the Fanged Pitcher Plant.

Endemic to northwestern Borneo, this large pitcher plant is distinguished from all other Nepenthes by the two menacing fang-like spines projecting downward from its lid. These spines bear some of the largest nectaries in the plant kingdom. They likely serve to lure insects into a precarious position over the pitcher mouth, where they may lose their footing and fall into the pitcher fluid, eventually drowning.

More about this species: Encyclopedia of Life

Image by Barry Rice via CalPhotos 

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