Droseraceae


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Noun1.Droseraceae - a family of carnivorous herbs and shrubs
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Sarraceniales, Sarraceniales - plants that are variously modified to serve as insect traps: families Sarraceniaceae; Nepenthaceae; Droseraceae
Drosera, genus Drosera - the type genus of Droseraceae including many low bog-inhabiting insectivorous plants
Dionaea, genus Dionaea - a genus of the family Droseraceae
Aldrovanda, genus Aldrovanda - one species: waterwheel plant
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Habitat: A small, herbaceous perannial member of the Droseraceae family growing up to 10cm in peaty soil on the edges of ponds, bogs and rivers.
Familias ausentes en el Caribe (35): Adoxaceae, Alzateaceae, Amaryllidaceae, Anisophylleaceae, Apodanthaceae, Betulaceae, Bonnetiaceae, Calceolariaceae, Columelliaceae, Cornaceae, Cyrillaceae, Dipterocarpaceae, Droseraceae, Elatinaceae, Escalloniaceae, Gnetaceae, Goupiaceae, Haloragaceae, Hamamelidaceae, Hydrangeaceae, Ixonanthaceae, Juglandaceae, Juncaginaceae, Lepidobotryaceae, Metteniusaceae, Mitrastemonaceae, Phrymaceae, Phyllonomaceae, Potamogetonaceae, Rapateaceae, Strelitziaceae, Thurniaceae, Tofieldiaceae, Triuridaceae y Velloziaceae.
La familia Droseraceae, conocidas como plantas carnivoras, comprende 4 generos entre los que se encuentra Drosera con 125 especies distribuidas en todo el mundo incluyendo regiones tropicales y tundras, excepto en desiertos y la Antartida (Culham & Gornall 1994).