Pitch Plant

All pitcher plants are carnivorous plants. They need to acquire nutrients by trapping and digesting animals (mainly insects) but also rodents including mice and rats because they grow in really hostile areas where nutrients are scarce in the soil. They traps are green with purple blotches, and they stand out clearly from surrounding vegetation


The fluid breaks down the soft parts of the prey, and only the bones of the prey remain.


Discovered species is a meat-eater, like man-eating plant Audrey in the film Little Shop Of Horrors


Flesh-eating plant simply large that it can swallow and devour rats whole. They are lured into its slipper-like mouth to drown or die of exhaustion before being slowly dissolved by digestive enzymes.


Most of the pitchers were colourful to attract prey, especially insects.


The plants was filled with water leaf structure. The plant then secrete nectar to attract insects and some rodents. The prey falls in and cannot escape back up the slippery, waxy interior of the trap.


The victim drowns in the pitcher and acids and enzymes in the fluid within the trap break down the remains of the prey.