Synonym(s): Unresolved name - perhaps synonymous with N. celebica or N. curtisii??
Country of Origin: Borneo, New Guinea
Description: Nepenthes maxima is a highland species occuring principally above 1000 meters (3250ft). This carnivorous plant is grown for the aesthetic value of its urn traps. The urns have a wide peristome and a marbled appearence. The prey can be butterflies, but are usually smaller insects.
Size - can reach 10 feet
Light - full sun for outdoor cultivation, filtered light for indoors
Water - compost and atmosphere must be very moist and humid