Carnivorous-Plants

‘Audrii serrasalmus’ The latest in my series of plants and another tribute to 'Little Shop of Horrors’ This one is only 6 inches tall! More info and pictures soon, this will be available at forgottenboneyard.Etsy.com later this week.

Sticky glands from a Cape sundew

Drosera capensis, or the Cape sundew, is a carnivorous plant covered with sticky tentacles. Insects become trapped in the sap-covered tentacles and activate the plant’s touch response, called thigmotropism. Within thirty minutes, the sundew rolls its leaves towards its center, ensnaring and enveloping its prey in digestive juices.

Image by José R. Almodóvar, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez.