10 Beautiful Yet Deadly Carnivorous Plants
07 Aug 2015
This long-lived, evergreen perennial herb that develops simple or branched shoots from a rhizome is none other than Heliamphora. Collectively known as ‘sun pitchers’, these plants have a well-developed root system. The tubular leaves of the plant serve as the trapping organ. The funnel-shaped pitchers are filled with water and formed as pitfall traps. When insects fall into this liquid and drown, they are digested with the aid of bacteria that live in the liquid.
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