Carnivorous plant exhibition


Sarracenia, 13 August 2017

As this blog wrote before, on 13 August 2017 we arrived at the carnivorous plants exhibition in Leiden botanical garden. Where we saw this Sarracenia, a North American plant. Among the species at the exhibition were Sarracenia oreophila, Sarracenia eva and Sarracenia leucophila.

Sarracenia, on 13 August 2017

All photos in this blog post are macro photos.

Drosera binata, 13 August 2017

There were Drosera carnivorous plants as well, like this Drosera binata from Australia.

Drosera binata, on 13 August 2017

And this one.

Drosera binata, Leiden, 13 August 2017

Drosera capensis and many others were present as well.

Carnivorous plant, 13 August 2017

Also at the exhibition was Nepenthes ampullaria from Asia. Though related to carnivorous plants, it is not really carnivorous itself. It does not produce enzymes to digest insects, but formic acid to digest fern leaves.

Carnivorous plant, on 13 August 2017

We went to the exit of the carnivorous plants exhibition hall, to see the rest of the botanical garden. Stay tuned!

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