Ever seen one of these?

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  1. photo gal

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    Intersting flower huh?? I found it at an atrium, growing next to the orchids and thought it quite unusual!!....
     
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    chroix In Latin it's "spikius conius thingonius"

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    it's an orchid.. don't know what kind
     
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    its definty not a orchid is a napentas ( not sure if that speeled right) i own 2 of them flys go inside them and get foreced down into digestive fliud by down pointing neddels. relly cool stuff also known as a tropical pitcher plant.
    The one in the photo is severel years old as how big it is heres a link to buy one http://www.carnivorousplantsonline.com/Tropical_Pitcher_Plants
    there are many kinds if theres one thing i know its carnivours plants i own 5

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    :shock: I've never seen anything like that. Really great photo of a unique flower!
     
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    chroix In Latin it's "spikius conius thingonius"

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    nepentas it is.. is it related to orchids somehow? When I saw them displayed it was with orchids also.
     
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    its in the carivours family like did u ever have a venusflytrap growing up.
    there are many differint kinds of carnivours plants
     
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    i think if i would have seen one of those, i would have posted it on the oddities forum, weird flower, nice pic though..
     
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    Weird tought.
    It attracts the insects by the smell of a liquid inside of it, they come in and get drowned in the liquid.
     

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