Utricularia sandersonii is a small perennial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to South Africa and is known to grow in northern KwaZulu-Natal to T...Meer weergeven

Utricularia sandersonii is a small perennial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. It is endemic to South Africa and is known to grow in northern KwaZulu-Natal to T...Meer weergeven

better looking than a bug zapper! Carnivorous plants will be doing the work in my garden this summer.

better looking than a bug zapper! Carnivorous plants will be doing the work in my garden this summer.

Though the Albany pitcher plant (Cephalotus follicularis) was first described in 1806, Charles Darwin missed this plant when the HMS Beagle stopped by southwestern Australia in 1839. The plant can be found in peaty swamps where it lures insects—mostly ants—with its nectar glands into a one- to two-inch tall pitcher filled with digestive fluid.  Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com

Though the Albany pitcher plant (Cephalotus follicularis) was first described in 1806, Charles Darwin missed this plant when the HMS Beagle stopped by southwestern Australia in 1839. The plant can be found in peaty swamps where it lures insects—mostly ants—with its nectar glands into a one- to two-inch tall pitcher filled with digestive fluid. Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com

Aldrovanda vesiculosa is an aquatic carnivore very closely related to the Venus flytrap. The traps of this plant are full of planktonic crustaceans.

Aldrovanda vesiculosa is an aquatic carnivore very closely related to the Venus flytrap. The traps of this plant are full of planktonic crustaceans.

✯ The pitcher plant - looks like a butterfly!  It's so beautiful....you almost don't even notice the Hummingbird.

✯ The pitcher plant - looks like a butterfly! It's so beautiful....you almost don't even notice the Hummingbird.

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