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Drosera aliciae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Droseraceae
Genus: Drosera

See text Drosera aliciae, the alice sundew File links The following pages link to this file: Sundew Alice sundew ... Binomial name Drosera aliciae R.Hamet The Alice sundew, Drosera aliciae, is a carnivorous plant in the family Droseraceae. ... Jump to: navigation, search Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Jump to: navigation, search Divisions Land plants (embryophytes) Non-vascular plants (bryophytes) Hepaticophyta - liverworts Anthocerotophyta - hornworts Bryophyta - mosses Vascular plants (tracheophytes) Lycopodiophyta - clubmosses Equisetophyta - horsetails Pteridophyta - true ferns Psilotophyta - whisk ferns Ophioglossophyta - adderstongues Seed plants (spermatophytes) †Pteridospermatophyta - seed ferns Pinophyta - conifers Cycadophyta - cycads Ginkgophyta - ginkgo Gnetophyta - gnetae Magnoliophyta - flowering plants... Classes Magnoliopsida - Dicots Liliopsida - Monocots The flowering plants (also angiosperms or Magnoliophyta) are one of the major groups of modern plants, comprising those that produce seeds in specialized reproductive organs called flowers, where the ovulary or carpel is enclosed. ... Orders see text Dicotyledons or dicots are flowering plants whose seed contains two embryonic leaves or cotyledons. ... Families Achatocarpaceae Aizoaceae (Fig-marigold family) Amaranthaceae (amaranth family) Ancistrocladaceae Asteropeiaceae Barbeuiaceae Basellaceae (basella family) Cactaceae (cactus family) Caryophyllaceae (carnation family) Dioncophyllaceae Droseraceae (sundew family) Drosophyllaceae Frankeniaceae Molluginaceae (carpetweed family) Nepenthaceae Nyctaginaceae (four-oclock family) Physenaceae Phytolaccaceae (pokeweed family) Plumbaginaceae (plumbago family) Polygonaceae (buckwheat family) Portulacaceae (purslane family) Rhabdodendraceae... Genus Aldrovanda Dionaea Drosera Drosophyllum The Droseraceae are a family of carnivorous plants, commonly known as the sundew family. ... Jump to: navigation, search Carolus Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné ▶(?), and in English usually under the Latinized name Carolus Linnaeus (May 23, 1707 – January 10, 1778), was a Swedish botanist who laid the foundations for the modern scheme of taxonomy. ...

Drosera cv. 'Ivan's Paddle'
Drosera cv. 'Ivan's Paddle'
D. regia digesting a bug

Sundews are members of the genus Drosera, consisting of about 150 species of carnivorous plants. Examples of the sundews can be found on every continent but Antarctica; they are especially abundant in South Africa, Australia and South America. Some, such as the Pink Sundew, D. capillaris, and the Dwarf Sundew, D. brevifolia, are found on the eastern and Gulf coasts of North America. They can be found in most soil conditions, in acidic, sandy, stony, and boggy places. Sundew cultivar Ivans Paddle created by Ivan Snyder. ... Sundew cultivar Ivans Paddle created by Ivan Snyder. ... In biology, a genus (plural genera) is a grouping in the classification of living organisms having one or more related and morphologically similar species. ... Jump to: navigation, search A Nepenthes in flower, growing on a road cut in Palau A carnivorous plant is a plant that derives some or most of its nutrients (but not energy) by trapping and consuming animals, especially insects and other arthropods. ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ... Binomial name Drosera capillaris Poir. ... Binomial name Drosera brevifolia Pursh The Dwarf or Small Sundew, Drosera brevifolia, also known as the Red Sundew, is a carnivorous plant of the family Droseraceae and is the smallest sundew species in the United States. ... The Gulf of Mexico is a major body of water bordered and nearly landlocked by North America. ... Jump to: navigation, search World map showing North America (geographically) A satellite composite image of North America North America is a continent in the northern hemisphere, bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and... Jump to: navigation, search For the heavy metal band see Soil (band) Soil is unconsolidated rock particles on the surface of the earth, mixed with organic matter from plant decay. ... Acidity is a controversial novelette written for the popular South Asian website Chowk. ... Patterns in the sand Sand is an example of a class of materials called granular matter. ... Jump to: navigation, search Our earth is composed of three main types of rock, each having been formed in its own special way. ... Look up Bog on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Virgin boreal acid bogs at Browns Lake Bog, Ohio. ...

The leaves of these plants have tentacles with drops of a sticky substance called mucilage at the ends; insects get stuck in this substance and become entangled. The substance then digests the helpless insect. In all members of the genus, the tentacles on the leaf bend toward the captured insect by thigmotropism; in most, the leaf-blade is also capable of rapid growth. In the Cape sundew (D. capensis), which has long, narrow leaves, the leaf usually folds over the prey item completely. The movement of the tentacles is particularly fast in some species, notably D. burmannii. Jump to: navigation, search In botany, a leaf is an above-ground plant organ specialized for photosynthesis. ... Mucilage is a thick gluey substance, often produced by plants. ... Jump to: navigation, search Classes & Orders Subclass: Apterygota Orders Archaeognatha (Bristletails) Thysanura (Silverfish) Monura - extinct Subclass: Pterygota Orders Ephemeroptera (mayflies) Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) Diaphanopteroidea - extinct Palaeodictyoptera - extinct Megasecoptera - extinct Archodonata - extinct Infraclass: Neoptera Orders Blattodea (cockroaches) Isoptera (termites) Mantodea (mantids) Dermaptera (earwigs) Plecoptera (stoneflies) Orthoptera (grasshoppers, etc) Phasmatodea (walking... Jump to: navigation, search Digestion is the process whereby a biological entity processes a substance, in order to chemically convert the substance into nutrients. ... Thigmotropism is the directional response of a plant organ to touch or physical contact with a solid object. ... Binomial name Drosera capensis L. The Cape sundew, Drosera capensis, is a carnivorous plant in the family Droseraceae. ...

The morphology of sundews is extremely variable. Although all are herbs, they range in size from the Australian pygmy sundews such as D. pygmaea, the leaves of which are usually about 5 mm long, to the king sundew, D. regia and fork-leaf sundews (D. binata) which may have leaves 60 cm long. Most sundews forms small, tight rosettes (as seen in D. aliciae, the Alice sundew), or bear their leaves on short stems (as seen in D. capensis, the Cape sundew); however, the tuberous rainbow sundews, such as D. peltata form long wiry stems, which in D. gigantea (the giant sundew) may reach 1 m in height. Some of the Queensland sundews, such as D. schizandra, appear to be in the evolutionary process of losing their adaptation to carnivory: their tentacles are much reduced and sparser compared to more typical species. Morphology is the following: In linguistics, morphology is the study of the structure of word forms. ... Binomial name Drosera aliciae R.Hamet The Alice sundew, Drosera aliciae, is a carnivorous plant in the family Droseraceae. ... Jump to: navigation, search Motto: Audax at Fidelis (Bold but Faithful) Nickname: Sunshine State/Smart State Other Australian states and territories Capital Brisbane Government Governor Premier Const. ...

Several groups of sundews aestivate or hibernate during unfavourable seasons: the round-leaf sundew D. rotundifolia dies back to hibernacula over winter, whilst the tuberous sundews such as D. peltata and D. macrophylla, which are mostly native to Australia, die back during the dry summer months to a resting tuber. The pygmy sundews, such as D. pygmaea, generally do not die back, but do seasonally produce small scales (gemmae), which aid in asexual reproduction. Estivation or aestivation (from Latin aestas, summer) is a state of dormancy similar to hibernation. ... Hibernation is a state of regulated hypothermia, lasting several days or weeks, that allows animals to conserve energy during the winter. ... A tuber is a part of a rhizome thickened for use as a storage organ, usually, though not always, subterranean, such as a potato. ... A gemma is a small asexual reproductive structure in plants that detaches from the parent and develops into a new individual. ... Asexual reproduction the simplest form of reproduction and does not involve meiosis, gamete formation, or fertilization. ...

Like all flowering plants, sundews reproduce sexually by means of flowers. Since their leaves are adapted to catching insects, most sundews produce flowers on long scapes, which raise the flowers, and therefore the approach of would-be pollinators, safely out of harm's way. Jump to: navigation, search Classes Magnoliopsida - Dicots Liliopsida - Monocots The flowering plants (also angiosperms) are a major group of land plants. ... // Flower Anatomy Flowering plants are heterosporangiate (producing two types of reproductive spores) and the pollen (male spores) and ovules (female spores) are produced in different organs, but these are together in a bisporangiate strobilus that is the typical flower. ... Scape is a type of online facebook similar to Friendster and TheFaceBook but with features that resemble Xanga and WebShots. ... Bumblebee and honeybee pollinating a sedum telephinum Pollination is an important step in the reproduction of seed plants: the transfer of pollen grains (male gametes) to the plant carpel, the structure that contains the ovule (female gamete). ...

There are upwards of a hundred and fifty species of sundew, which are listed below. The classification of this genus has been recently revised: the list below reflects the classification of Jan Schlauer (available at Omnisterra), rather than Allen Lowrie's older scheme.


  • Drosera acaulis
  • Drosera adelae : Adelaide sundew or Lance leaved sundew
  • Drosera affinis
  • Drosera afra
  • Drosera alba
  • Drosera aliciae : Alice sundew
  • Drosera andersoniana
  • Drosera androsacea : Cone sundew
  • (Drosera anglica : English sundew - an amphiploid hybrid between D.rotundifolia and D. linearis)
  • Drosera arcturi
  • Drosera arenicola
    • Drosera arenicola var. occidentalis
  • Drosera banksii
  • Drosera barbigera : Drummond's sundew (previously D. drummondii)
    • Drosera barbigera subsp. silvicola
  • Drosera bequaertii
  • Drosera biflora
  • Drosera binata : Fork-leaf sundew (various forms, with 2, 4, 8 or more branched leaves have been variously called D. dichotoma (the Stagshorn sundew), D. multifida, D. extrema, etc.)
  • Drosera brevicornis
  • Drosera brevifolia : Dwarf sundew
  • Drosera broomensis
  • Drosera browniana
  • Drosera bulbigena
  • Drosera bulbosa : Red-leaved sundew
  • Drosera burkeana
  • Drosera burmannii
  • Drosera caduca
  • Drosera callistos
  • Drosera camporupestris
  • Drosera capensis : Cape sundew
  • Drosera capillaris : Pink sundew
  • Drosera cayennensis
  • Drosera cendeensis
  • Drosera chrysolepis
  • Drosera cistiflora : Cistus-flowered sundew
  • Drosera citrina
    • Drosera citrina var. nivea
  • Drosera closterostigma
  • Drosera collinsiae
  • Drosera colombiana
  • Drosera communis
    • Drosera communis var. pauciflora
  • Drosera cuneifolia
  • Drosera darwinensis
  • Drosera derbyensis
  • Drosera dichrosepala : Rusty sundew
    • Drosera dichrosepala subsp. enodes
  • Drosera dielsiana
  • Drosera dilatatopetiolaris
  • Drosera echinoblastus
  • Drosera elongata
  • Drosera eneabba
  • Drosera ericksoniae
  • Drosera erythrogyne
  • Drosera erythrorhiza : Red ink sundew
    • Drosera erythrorhiza subsp. collina
    • Drosera erythrorhiza subsp. magna
    • Drosera erythrorhiza subsp. squamosa
  • Drosera esmeraldae
  • Drosera falconeri
  • Drosera felix
  • Drosera filiformis : Thread leaf sundew
    • Drosera filiformis var. tracyi
  • Drosera fimbriata
  • Drosera fulva
  • Drosera gigantea : Giant sundew
    • Drosera gigantea var. geniculata
  • Drosera glabripes
  • Drosera glanduligera : Scarlet sundew
  • Drosera graminifolia
  • Drosera graniticola
  • Drosera graomogolensis
  • Drosera grantsaui
  • Drosera grievei
  • Drosera hamiltonii
  • Drosera hartmeyerorum
  • Drosera helodes
  • Drosera heterophylla : Swamp rainbow sundew
  • Drosera hilaris : Hilarious sundew
  • Drosera hirtella
  • Drosera hirticalyx
  • Drosera huegelii
  • Drosera humbertii
  • Drosera hyperostigma
  • Drosera indica
  • Drosera insolita
  • Drosera intermedia : Love-nest sundew
  • Drosera intricata
  • Drosera kaieteurensis
  • Drosera katangensis
  • Drosera kenneallyi
  • Drosera lanata
  • Drosera lasiantha
  • Drosera leucoblasta : Wheel sundew
  • Drosera linearis : Linear sundew
  • Drosera lowriei
  • Drosera macrantha : Bridal rainbow sundew
  • Drosera macrophylla : Snowy sundew
  • Drosera madagascariensis
  • Drosera mannii
  • Drosera marchantii
    • Drosera marchantii subsp. prophylla
  • Drosera menziesii : Pink rainbow sundew
    • Drosera menziesii subsp. basifolia
    • Drosera menziesii subsp. penicillaris
    • Drosera menziesii subsp. thysanosepala : Fringed sundew
  • Drosera meristocaulis
  • Drosera microphylla : Purple sundew
  • Drosera miniata : Orange sundew
  • Drosera modesta : Modest rainbow sundew
  • Drosera montana : Mountain sundew
    • Drosera montana var. schwackei
    • Drosera montana var. tomentosa
  • Drosera moorei
  • Drosera myriantha
  • Drosera natalensis
  • Drosera neesii : Jewel rainbow sundew
    • Drosera neesii subsp. borealis
  • Drosera neocaledonica
  • Drosera nidiformis
  • Drosera nitidula : Shining sundew
    • Drosera nitidula subsp. omissa
    • Drosera nitidula subsp. allantostigma
    • Drosera nitidula subsp. leucostigma
  • Drosera oblanceolata
  • Drosera occidentalis : Western sundew
    • Drosera occidentalis subsp. australis
    • Drosera occidentalis var. macroscapa
  • Drosera orbiculata
  • Drosera ordensis
  • Drosera oreopodion
  • Drosera paleacea
    • Drosera paleacea subsp. leioblastus
    • Drosera paleacea subsp. roseana
    • Drosera paleacea subsp. stelliflora
    • Drosera paleacea subsp. trichocaulis
  • Drosera pallida
  • Drosera panamensis
  • Drosera paradoxa
  • Drosera parvula
  • Drosera parvula subsp. sargentii
  • Drosera pauciflora
  • Drosera pedicellaris
  • Drosera peltata : Shield sundew or pale rainbow sundew
  • Drosera peltata subsp. auriculata : Tall rainbow sundew
  • Drosera peruensis
  • Drosera petiolaris : Woolly sundew
  • Drosera pilosa
  • Drosera platypoda
  • Drosera platystigma : Black-eyed sundew
  • Drosera prolifera : Hen and chickens sundew
  • Drosera prostratoscaposa
  • Drosera pulchella : Pretty sundew
  • Drosera pycnoblasta : Pearly sundew
  • Drosera pygmaea : Pygmy sundew
  • Drosera radicans
  • Drosera ramellosa
  • Drosera ramentacea : Long-stemmed sundew
  • Drosera rechingeri
  • Drosera regia : King sundew
  • Drosera roraimae
  • Drosera rosulata
  • Drosera rotundifolia : Round-leafed sundew
  • Drosera salina
  • Drosera schizandra : Notched sundew
  • Drosera scorpioides : Shaggy sundew
  • Drosera sessilifolia
  • Drosera sewelliae : Red woolly sundew
  • Drosera slackii : Slack's sundew
  • Drosera spatulata : Spoon-leafed sundew
  • Drosera spilos
  • Drosera stenopetala
  • Drosera stolonifera : Leafy fan sundew
    • Drosera stolonifera subsp. compacta
    • Drosera stolonifera subsp. humilis
    • Drosera stolonifera subsp. monticola
    • Drosera stolonifera subsp. porrecta
    • Drosera stolonifera subsp. prostrata
    • Drosera stolonifera subsp. rupicola
  • Drosera stricticaulis : Erect sundew
    • Drosera stricticaulis subsp. eremaea
  • Drosera subhirtella : Sunny rainbow sundew
  • Drosera subtilis
  • Drosera sulphurea : Sulfur flowered sundew
  • Drosera tentaculata
  • Drosera trinervia
  • Drosera tubaestylis
  • Drosera uniflora
  • Drosera villosa : Hairy sundew
  • Drosera viridis
  • Drosera walyunga
  • Drosera whittakeri : Scented sundew
  • Drosera yutajensis
  • Drosera zigzagia
  • Drosera zonaria : Painted sundew

Binomial name Drosera aliciae R.Hamet The Alice sundew, Drosera aliciae, is a carnivorous plant in the family Droseraceae. ... Binomial name Drosera aliciae R.Hamet The Alice sundew, Drosera aliciae, is a carnivorous plant in the family Droseraceae. ... Binomial name Drosera brevifolia Pursh The Dwarf or Small Sundew, Drosera brevifolia, also known as the Red Sundew, is a carnivorous plant of the family Droseraceae and is the smallest sundew species in the United States. ... Binomial name Drosera brevifolia Pursh The Dwarf or Small Sundew, Drosera brevifolia, also known as the Red Sundew, is a carnivorous plant of the family Droseraceae and is the smallest sundew species in the United States. ... Binomial name Drosera capensis L. The Cape sundew, Drosera capensis, is a carnivorous plant in the family Droseraceae. ... Binomial name Drosera capensis L. The Cape sundew, Drosera capensis, is a carnivorous plant in the family Droseraceae. ... Binomial name Drosera capillaris Poir. ... Binomial name Drosera capillaris Poir. ... Regia is the same derivative as regal or regent, which is why the common name for this Drosera is the King Sundew. ... Drosera Rotundifolia or the common sundew is a native form of Sundew, an carnivorous plant often found in Europe in boggy and marshy locations. ... This rosette sundew is sometimes known as spatulata or spathulata, as it has spoon shaped leaves. ...



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