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Drosera prolifera

This is a discussion on Drosera prolifera within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; Endemic to northeast Queensland, known only from the Thornton Peak area where it grows on ...

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    Default Drosera prolifera

    Endemic to northeast Queensland, known only from the Thornton Peak area where it grows on moist rocks and mossy ledges in rainforest (400-1200 m).

    The carnivorous leaves are 10-12mm wide. Plant size 4-5cm.

    A close-up of the the leaf showing the mucilage secreting glands.The mucilage is acidic and contains polysaccharides. It also contains calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium ions.





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    Awesome pictures, Thomas. The first one especially!

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    WOW! Plants and photos are really neat!

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    Especially love that first shot, Thomas!

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    Great shots of a very unique plant .

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    How awesome is that? Like tiny little red lolli pops on a sour green apple gummy.

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    Very good close-up shots of drosera tentacles..

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    Thomas, all I can say is WOW! What fantastic photos of a simply beautiful little plant.

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    That Drosera is simply awesome. Wow.

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