10 Beautiful Yet Deadly Carnivorous Plants
07 Aug 2015
Cephalotus has a very small area of distribution in southwestern Australia and it contains just one species, Cephalotus follicularis. It is also known as the ‘Australian pitcher plant’, as the plant has pitcher-shaped trap leaves.
It catches prey with the aid of pitfall traps. The whole process takes place in three different zones: the attraction zone, a slip zone, and a digestive zone. The trap opening is constricted by a collar, so once a victim falls into it, they are unable to climb back out again.
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