Description: [syn. N. celebica or N. curtisii] N. maxima is a highland species occuring principally above 1000 meters (3250ft). This carnivorous plant is grown for the athsetic 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.
Culture: 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 Flower - groups of greenish, brownish, non petaled, approximately 4 inches in diameter Prey - butterflies, and other smaller insects.