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See sundew.

[Greek, feminine of droseros, dewy, from drosos, dew.]


an insectivorous plant of the genus Drosera
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Noun1.drosera - the type genus of Droseraceae including many low bog-inhabiting insectivorous plantsDrosera - the type genus of Droseraceae including many low bog-inhabiting insectivorous plants
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Droseraceae, family Droseraceae, sundew family - a family of carnivorous herbs and shrubs
daily dew, sundew, sundew plant - any of various bog plants of the genus Drosera having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap and digest insects; cosmopolitan in distribution
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Red trap colour of the carnivorous plant Drosera rotundifolia does not serve a prey attraction or camouflage function.
Tenders are invited for Supply of medicine Digitalis purpura, Dioscorea villosa, Drosera rotundifolia, Dulcamara, Echinacea angustifolia, Equisetum hyemnale, Eupatorium perfoliatum, Euphrasia officinalis, Eel serum,Ferrum metallicum,
Close to the forest edge several plant species were recorded in the peatlands that were missing in the bordering forest zone: Drosera rotundifolia, Carex panicea, C.
Munin & Fuertes, 2001), and some other bog and fen species, such as Drosera rotundifolia and Parnassiapalustris.