Terrestrial climber. Stems terete, to 1 cm diameter. Leaves linear to oblong, up to 28 cm long, 5 cm wide, with 2 longitudinal veins on each side of the midrib; apex of the lamina is acute; base attenuate; petiole canaliculate, winged, strongly decurrent. Lower pitchers are up to 35 cm tall, 6 cm wide, though usually smaller; the basal ¼ inflated, cylindrical to infundibular towards the pitcher mouth; wings are usually reduced to ribs without fringes, but rarely some fringes may be present just below the mouth; pitcher mouth oblique, up to 5 cm wide. Peristome yellowish-green with flecks of red, flattened, up to 2.5 cm wide, ribs to 2 mm high, narrower in upper pitchers and with shorter ribs; the inner edge of the peristome with teeth up to 3 mm long. Pitcher lid ovate, up to 7 cm long and 6 cm wide; lower surface with basal ridge and appendage, with prominent, triangular hook; spur to 5 mm long, unbranched. Upper pitchers up to 40 cm tall, 5 cm wide, shape similar to lower pitchers, yellowish-green.
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