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

Zambia: 5 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
affinis Welw. ex Oliv.B,N,W,CNw,N,C,WDescription
bequaertii Taton B,N,CLp,C,W
burkeana Planch.B,N,W,C,E,SCb,N,E,Lk,S,WDescription, Image
indica L.N,SN,SDescription, Image
madagascariensis DC.B,N,W,C,SNw,N,C,S,WDescription, Image

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 Zimbabwe: 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: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Drosera.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=637, retrieved 28 September 2023

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