10 The Largest Carnivorous Plant Species

Nepenthes rajah:

Native to Borneo, this pitcher plant is known for its large, jug-shaped traps that can hold a considerable amount of fluid.

Nepenthes attenboroughii:

Discovered in the Philippines, this pitcher plant species was named in honor of Sir David Attenborough.

Darlingtonia californica:

Native to North America, specifically in California and Oregon, the Cobra Plant has distinctive tubular leaves that resemble a cobra's head.

Sarracenia leucophylla:

Found in the southeastern United States, the White Pitcher Plant is known for its tall, trumpet-shaped pitchers that can reach impressive sizes.

Sarracenia psittacina:

Native to the southeastern United States, the Parrot Pitcher Plant has unique, umbrella-like leaves with pitchers beneath.

Heliamphora spp:

These pitcher plants are native to South America, primarily in the highlands of Venezuela, Brazil, and Guyana.

Brocchinia reducta:

Native to South America, Brocchinia reducta is not a typical pitcher plant, but it has a pitfall trap structure and can capture and digest insects.

Dionaea muscipula:

The Venus Flytrap, native to the southeastern United States, is perhaps the most famous carnivorous plant.

Pinguicula gigantea:

Found in Mexico, this butterwort species has large leaves covered in sticky glands to trap insects.

Drosera regia:

Native to parts of Africa, including South Africa and Namibia, the King Sundew has long, strap-like leaves covered in sticky tentacles.