3136.000 Drosera L. - Sundews

Description of the genus

Terrestrial herbs. Leaves in a basal rosette or alternate on stems; lamina simple with numerous sticky glands which trap small insects.

Worldwide: c. 110 species, cosmopolita, but especially in the southern hemisphere

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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madagascariensis DC.NDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Drosera:

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Flora of Malawi: Drosera
Flora of Mozambique: Drosera
Flora of Zambia: Drosera
Flora of Zimbabwe: Drosera

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Drosera
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Drosera
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Drosera
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Drosera
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Drosera

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Drosera.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=637, retrieved 9 December 2019

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