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Nepenthes nigra (Gunung Katopasa)

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Product number: AW-n_nig_K.1
Product information "Nepenthes nigra (Gunung Katopasa)"
A species long desired by many hobbyists in the hobby.
Nepenthes nigra was found and described in Sulawesi in 2011.
The pitchers look very similar to a toothless N. hamata, a close relationship with this species exists.
The name "nigra" stands for "black" and refers to the largely black coloration of the pitchers. The lower pitchers are black with light green spots, black peristome, and dark pitcher interior, the upper pitchers are lighter overall and have an almost rectangular cross-section.
Pretty, contrasting highland species, with an altitudinal range of 1500-2700 m.a.s.l..