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:

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Flora of Botswana: Drosera
Flora of Malawi: Drosera
Flora of Mozambique: Drosera
Flora of Zimbabwe: Drosera

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Drosera
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Drosera
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Drosera
Wikipedia: Drosera
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Drosera
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Drosera

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Drosera.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=637, retrieved 5 October 2022

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