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Name some carnivorous plants?

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Asked by Flying Saucer, 21 Jan '13 02:17 pm
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Sundew,Bladderwort,Venus'Fly Trap and Pitcher.
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 21 Jan '13 02:47 pm

 
  
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Sundew,Bladderwort,Venus'Fly Trap and Pitcher.
Answered by Quest, 29 Jan '13 09:44 pm

 
  
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Pitcher Plant, Drossera
Answered by Psycho, 21 Jan '13 02:21 pm

 
  
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"Insectivorous Plants" redirects here. For the book by Charles Darwin, see Insectivorous Plants (book).

An upper pitcher of Nepenthes lowii, a tropical pitcher plant that supplements its carnivorous diet with tree shrew droppings[1][2][3]
Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients (but not energy) from trapping and consuming animals or protozoans, typically insects and other arthropods. Carnivorous plants have adapted to grow in places where the soil is thin or poor in nutrients, especially nitrogen, such as acidic bogs and rock outcroppings. Charles Darwin wrote Insectivorous Plants, the first well-known treatise on carnivorous plants, in 1875.[4]
True carnivory is thought to have evolved independently six times in five different orders of flowering plants,[5][6] and these are now represented by more than a dozen genera. These include about 630 species that attract and trap prey, produce digestive enzymes, and absorb the resulting available nutrient ...more
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Answered by wenz, 21 Jan '13 02:20 pm

 
  
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