For detailed information please look into NATURE. But here are
seven illustrations of this remarkable plant:
|1. Schematic drawing of Genlisea ornata (after GOEBEL and TROLL)
||2. The purple flowering Genlisea stapfii in Ivory Coast (West
Africa). Note the basal rosette of green leaves. - Foto: W. Barthlott
|3. Single yellow flower of Genlisea roraimensis from Venezuela.
- Foto: W. Barthlott
||4. Total plant of Genlisea margaretae from Madagascar with a
small rosette of green leaves and a large bundle of roots-like subterranean
leaves acting as traps. Scale in centimeters. - Foto: W. Barthlott
|5. View of a trap of Genlisea margaretae with rows of
hairs preventing the prey to escape. - SEM micrograph Barthlott et al.
||6. Inside of a trap of Genlisea margaretae with rows of hairs
preventing the prey to escape. - SEM micrograph Barthlott et al.
|7. The trap of Genlisea aurea from Brazil in action: protozoa
(Paramecium) are attracted and enter the openings. - Light micrograph Barthlott