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by Makoto Honda
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Darlingtonia californica                                                                                                                                 © 2009 Makoto Honda. All Rights Reserved

A bug's-eye view of the cobra plant interior, as seen from the hood ceiling, looking down...............

The orifice edge rolls up, somewhat concealing the exit from the view...... 

A spiral plunge into the bottom of the pitcher. A small amount of liquid, often one to two inches deep, is retained at the base of the pitcher leaf.

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