Drosophyllum lusitanicum, the “Portuguese Slobbering Pine”. This small, sticky shrub grows to a couple feet tall and emits a faint honey smell. It’s leaves are always coated in insect prey–it’s one of the most voracious carnivorous plants ive ever grown!
At the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, London, the carnivorous plant Drosophyllum lusitanicum (Portuguese sundew, dewy pine, slobbering pine) was catching the sunlight as well as insects. This species is native to areas of Portugal, Spain, and Morocco and prefers a Mediterranean climate with mild wet winters and hot dry summers.