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Drosera capensis

Drosera capensis L.

 

Sundew

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderNepenthalesCarniverous (or more precisely insectiverous) plants
FamilyDroseraceaeSundews and related plants
GenusDroseraFrom Greek drosus, “dew”
SpeciescapensisFrom the southwestern Cape area of South Africa

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Drosera capensis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.

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Drosera capensis (Sundew)

2/26/2010 · San Diego Zoo, San Diego, CA ID is uncertain

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