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Drosera monanthaDrosera monantha (or Drosera macrophylla ssp. monantha) is a rosetted species and can reach 8 to 12 cm in diameter. The leaf midrib is slightly raised on the upper side of the leaf. This species is described to produce many flower scapes (up to 50) which are usually single flowered and in rare cases double flowered. It may take the plants quite a few years to reach such a size but eventually they may indeed produce an impressive number of flowers.
The flowers open for several days and close at nights. The stamen are closed initially and will open after some time. They are pink-red, the pollen is yellow. Therefore the stamen colour seems to change from red to yellow once the pollen is released.
The single flowered scapes differentiate D. monantha from D. macrophylla which produces less flower stalks with more flowers per stalk (up to 40 with 4-6 flowers per scape).
The tubers are orange and often covered by dark papery sheaths from previous year's tubers. The leaves are often greenish and redden with age.
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