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Drosera platypoda

Erect, non-branching plants up to 20 cm long forming a flat basal rosette. The inflorescence will arise terminally from the stem and may branch into 2-4.
The tuber is orange.

This species can be differentiated from other species in the complex by its single stem bearing only alternate leaves and a terminal inflorescence



You can find a full description of this species here: http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/science/nuytsia/412.pdf (the download may be slow): Lowrie, A taxonomic revision of Drosera section Stolonifera (Droseraceae) from south-west Western Australia, Nuytsia 15(3): 355393 (2005); (file size 3.9 MB)

tubers

tubers





emerging plant

emerging plant

emerging plant

emerging plant

emerging plant

emerging plant

plant

plant

plant

flowering plant

close-up of leaf with prey

plant

plant

plant

flower

flower

flower

flower

close-up of flower





 

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