Nepenthes maxima X gymnamphora is hybrid between two highlanders. I purchased this hybrid from Lee's Botanicals in Florida. I think they made this cross themselves but I can't be sure. They have made some other crosses that are available from time to time off of their website. There aren't very many crosses using N. gymnamphora so I decided to pick one up because it seemed a bit unusual. I'm growing it outdoors so I don't have much information yet about this hybrid. It should be relatively easy to cultivate once it settles in. Almost all N. maxima hybrids are easy going and adapt to a multitude of different climates. This isn't a showy hybrid but maybe when it gets larger the pitchers might be more interesting.
highlander (not a naturally occurring hybrid)
Cultivation: should be easy outdoors, looks like it
will be a vigorous grower from the parentage and looks of the cutting
Market availability: rooted cuttings; currently available at Lee's Botanicals as of 4 / 07
Species variability: none if from one clone, maybe some from the original seed grown plants
$ / size: inexpensive $20.00
Cuttings: none available for trade