The flower nepentes (lat.Nepenthes), or the pitcher, is the only genus of the monotypic family of Nepenthes. The name "nepentes" comes from the word "nepenthus" - this is how the herb of oblivion was called in ancient Greek mythology. Where does nepentes grow? Most of the representatives of this genus grows in the tropics of Asia, in particular on the island of Kalimantan. The boundary of the distribution of nepentes in the west reaches Madagascar and the Seychelles, and in the east - New Caledonia, New Guinea and Northern Australia.