May 29, 2018

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  • Dionaea muscipula flower
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    Non-insect-eating insectivorous plant

    Probably the one thing one could guess about an insectivorous plant is that it ‘eats’ insects. Take for example one of the most iconic entomophagous botanics of them all, the Venus fly-trap (Dionaea muscipula). The clue’s clearly there in the name; it traps – and consumes – flies, i.e. insects. Yes, it does. But, first, […] More