Byblis liniflora. Although superficially similar to the...
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SpeciesByblis liniflora
LocalityPapua, Indonesia
DescriptionAlthough superficially similar to the more well-known Sundews (Drosera), Byblis are not closely related and are placed in their own family. Like Sundews, these plants trap and digest insect by means of their mucilaginous stalked glands which cover the leaves. Although 7 species are known from Australia, only B. liniflora occurs in New Guinea. 
Keywordsbyblidaceae | carnivorous | flora | flower | guinea | irian | jaya | new | plant | rainbow | west

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