Unmasking the Venus Flytrap

The Venus flytrap is a part of the Kingdom Plantae and described as insectivorous plants within the Anthophyta Division. The carnivorous plants are located in both the monocotyledons and dicotyledons Classes that span six Orders, nine Families and about 595 Species. The Venus flytrap is a classic example of environmental adaptation and plant morphology, making […]

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The Way of the Carnivorous Pitcher Plant

The pitcher plant is one of the weirdest carnivorous plants out there with mechanisms that trap preys in a deep hollow filled with the pitfall trap liquid. The deep cavity or hollow attract crawling, flying or foraging insects like flies. These hollow is created by a cupped leaf and the prey is lured by nectar […]

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Most Exotic Plants the World Has Forgotten

If you have been able to travel the world or done your research on the web, you might have come across exotic plants and lots of natural wonders from the plant kingdom. Some are very good to look at but very dangerous while others are stunningly fragrant, threatened and ubiquitous, disgusting and carnivorous. These exotic […]

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Basics Facts About Carnivorous Plants

Not many people know there are carnivorous plants that prey on animals for their survival. While these plants get their nutrients from consumption of protozoa or insects, they trap them in methodical ways. From the onset, they look harmless and conspicuous. Most of the carnivorous plants prey includes insects mostly and a number of arthropods. […]

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American Carnivorous Plant-Venus Fly Traps

The Venus fly traps are a subtropical wetland carnivorous plants and native of the United States towards the East Coast. Their prey includes arachnids and insects mostly through a trapping formation on the terminal part of every leaf of the plant triggered by small hairs found in the inner part of the surface. If a […]

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Understanding the Triffid As Created

The triffid is the plant creature with a venomous attribute and capable of killing humans and devouring their carcasses. It is the work of John Wyndham in the novel Day of the Triffids. The name of the plant creatures denotes three in “try” due to their three legs or roots and “fid” referring to the […]

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