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Drosera eremaeaD. eremaea (=D. macrantha ssp. eremaea or D. stricticaulis ssp. eremaea) is one of the species in the macrantha complex consisting of D. eremaea, D. hirsuta, D. indumenta, D. macrantha and D. planchonii. It is a climbing species mostly reaching 16 to 20 cm in length, but it can grow larger in good conditions. The typical feature of this species is its stem covered with minute glands throughout its length. The flowers are usually white or pink.
The tubers of this species are white and smooth.
A short summary of typical features within the macrantha complex:
D. eremaea: scattered minute glands on the stem, tuber white and smooth, seeds have a spear-like apex
D. hirsuta: glabrous stem, upper part densely hirsute (=covered with non-glandular hairs), tuber white and smooth, seeds have a wide, one-sided wing
D. indumenta: stem covered with hairs along its full length, tuber white and warty, seeds have a narrow one-sided wing
D. macrantha: lower stem section glabrous, upper section glandular, tuber white and warty, seeds have a wide, spear-like apex
D. planchonii: lower stem section glabrous, upper section sparsely glandular, tuber white and warty, seeds with a narrow, longitudinal, one-sided ledge a wide, paddle-like apex
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