3136.000 Drosera L. - Sundews

Description of the genus

Terrestrial herbs. Leaves in a basal rosette or alternate on stems; lamina simple with numerous sticky glands which trap small insects.

Worldwide: c. 110 species, cosmopolita, but especially in the southern hemisphere

Zimbabwe: 5 taxa.

Drosera dielsiana

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
affinis Welw. ex Oliv.C,EDescription
burkeana Planch.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
dielsiana Exell & J.R. LaundonEDescription, Image
indica L.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
madagascariensis DC.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Key to Species

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Other sources of information about Drosera:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Drosera
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Drosera
Flora of Malawi: Drosera
Flora of Mozambique: Drosera
Flora of Zambia: Drosera

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Drosera
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Drosera
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Drosera
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Drosera
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Drosera
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Drosera
JSTOR Plant Science: Drosera
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Drosera
Plants of the World Online: Drosera
Tropicos: Drosera
Wikipedia: Drosera

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Drosera.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=637, retrieved 22 May 2024

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