genus Drosera


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Noun1.genus Drosera - the type genus of Droseraceae including many low bog-inhabiting insectivorous plantsgenus Drosera - 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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The genus Drosera in Latin means "dew of the sun." Also referred to as "Catch-Fly" by some, their name derives from the glistening dew-like glands at the end of tentacles projecting from the main stem.