Talk:Nepenthes rajah

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  • This wonderful plant is certainly one of the most striking vegetable productions hither-to discovered, and in this respect is worthy of taking place side by side with the Rafflesia arnoldii. It hence bears the title of my friend Rajah Brooke, of whose service in its native place it may be commemorative among botanists.
  • All thoughts of fatigue and discomfort vanished as we gazed on these living wonders of the Bornean Andes! Here, on this cloud-girt mountain side, were the vegetable treasures which Imperial Kew had longed for in vain. To see these plants in all their health and vigour was a sensation I shall never forget—one of those which we experience but rarely in a lifetime!