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Low's pitcher plant (Nepenthes lowii)

Low's pitcher plant (Nepenthes lowii)

The 'toilet' pitcher plant (Nepenthes lowii), attracts shrews and other small animals with nectar. As they sit on the peristome to feed on this delicacy, they defecate into the pitcher, providing the plant with otherwise scarce nutrients. N. lowii is endemic to Mt Kinabalu and neighboring Mt Tamboyukon.

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