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Drosera whittakeriDrosera whittakeri is a species closely related to Drosera aberrans, Drosera schmutzii and Drosera praefolia. It is also often referred to as Drosera whittakeri ssp. whittakeri.
Drosera whittakeri a rosetted species reaching up to 8 cm in diameter. It is the largest species in the whittakeri-complex. The colouration is variable and may range from green to bronze or red. Drosera whittakeri is more floriferous then the similar Drosera aberrans and several flowers may open at the same time for a single plant.
The tubers usually have an orange colour. Sometimes additional daughter tubers are produced but by far not as often and in those quantities known for Drosera aberrans.
You can find a full description of this species here: http://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0018/95400/Tel122147Low.pdf: Lowrie and Conran, A review of Drosera whittakeri s. lat. (Droseraceae) and description of a new species from Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Telopea 2008, 12(2), 147–165; (file size 2.5 MB)
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