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Old 21st April 2009, 09:49 PM
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The longest i came across so far, a giant upper raff, with a whooping 18" length
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WOW! So dark red too! Very nice indeed! - Rich
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Old 21st April 2009, 11:25 PM
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Hi Robert truly amazing..........Looks like an elongated form to me......You have to take more pics of this monsters in the wild

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That's truly a giant, Robert. But you forgot something... we wanna see the lower too.
Thanks for posting, very nice plant.
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Thanks for sharing the pic Robert. That's why I love raffs...you can truly see how spectacular their pitchers can get in size and colour
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I echo what funkychips say again. Raff is a really spectacular lowland. Amazing colour and form Robert. This is a unique form. The upper is quite slender too.
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Incredible, that is the biggest upper I have ever seen. How large was the entire plant?
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I agree with Ken that this might be the elongata form.Need to see the lower though.

Thanx for poisoning us again Rob
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It was a giant squat form with elongated uppers. The lower pitchers are not as long, only about 12"-14". A huge matured ones with many offshoots.
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The lower pitchers are not as long, only about 12"-14".
Lol...And you call that not big/long hehehe must be kidding me..My raffs have a hard time making 7-8" tall lowers....And so far ain't making uppers yet..

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