Dionaea muscipula


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Noun1.Dionaea muscipula - carnivorous plant of coastal plains of the Carolinas having sensitive hinged marginally bristled leaf blades that close and entrap insectsDionaea muscipula - carnivorous plant of coastal plains of the Carolinas having sensitive hinged marginally bristled leaf blades that close and entrap insects
carnivorous plant - plants adapted to attract and capture and digest primarily insects but also other small animals
Dionaea, genus Dionaea - a genus of the family Droseraceae
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By what name is the carnivorous plant Dionaea muscipula better known?
Professor Hedrichs team from the Julius-von-Sachs-Institute for Biosciences has a worldwide reputation for, among other things, its successful research on the carnivorous plant Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula).
From one species of Venus' flytrap - there is only one species, Dionaea muscipula - breeders have gone to town, and Szesze's Carnivorous Plant Nursery sells more than 30 varieties.
SPRIGS, FRONDS AND SPRAYS Unlike Rousseau's jungle, in the student work below, the plants may be identifiable: a Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) in the upper left, a red ginger (Alpinia purpurata) in the upper right, blue flowers in the lower left reminiscent of Vanda coerulea orchids, and perhaps Heliconia in the lower right.
QTHE label on my Venus flytrap - Dionaea muscipula - says it should be watered using rainwater.
The main cover article profiled Helmut Keller, a German MD who has produced voluminous research on his patented phytonutrient extract of Dionaea muscipula, or Venus flytrap, and its anticancer effects.
Young eyes widen in fear and amazement as the Venus fly trap (Dionaea muscipula) snaps its jaws tight on its victim.
No other plant holds such a high reputation in its specialism to carnivory than Venus flytrap, Dionaea muscipula, and the fascination Darwin had for this plant is shared by modern scientists.