sundew family

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Noun1.sundew family - 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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Sticky tentacles The Sundew family of plants are widely distributed in tropical and temperate regions.
A member of the Sundew family, it grows on the edges of ponds and wet depressions.