10 Beautiful Yet Deadly Carnivorous Plants
07 Aug 2015
Sometimes also called the ‘rainbow plant’, Byblis is a small genus of carnivorous plant which catches its prey using passive adhesive traps.
The leafy surfaces of rainbow plants are densely covered with glandular hairs, which are nothing but the traps. This trap secretes drops of mucilage to attract flying insects. As soon as the prey lands on this sticky slime, it gets stuck and then slowly starves to death.
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