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Drosera peltata (Sundew)

Synonyms: Drosera bicolor; Drosera gracilis; Drosera lobbiana; Drosera lunata; Drosera muscipula; Drosera nipponica; Drosera peltata foliosa; Drosera peltata glabrata; Drosera peltata gracilis; Drosera peltata gunniana; Drosera peltata lunata; Drosera peltata multisepala; Drosera peltata nipponica

Wikipedia Abstract

Drosera peltata, commonly called the shield sundew or pale sundew, is a climbing or scrambling perennial tuberous species in the carnivorous plant genus Drosera. Among the tuberous sundews, D. peltata has the largest distribution, which includes eastern and western Australia, New Zealand, India, and most of Southeast Asia including the Philippines. The specific epithet is Latin for "shield shaped", a reference to the shape of the cauline leaves.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Height [1]  10 inches (0.25 m)
Diet [2]  Carnivore
Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Hazards [1]  The plant is slightly toxic according to one report;
Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Lifespan [1]  Annual/Perennial
Structure [3]  Herb
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Grampians National Park II 416373 Victoria, Australia
Kakadu National Park II 4744348 Northern Territory, Australia
Lavinia Nature Reserve State Reserve II 17390 Tasmania, Australia    
Mt. Field National Park II 39289 Tasmania, Australia

Distribution

Andhra Pradesh; Anhui; Arunachal Pradesh; Ashmore-Cartier Is.; Assam; Australian Capital Territor; Bali; Bangladesh; Beijing; Bhutan; Bihar; Brunei; Chandigarh; Chongqing; Christmas I.; Cocos (Keeling) Is.; Coral Sea Is. Territory; Dadra-Nagar-Haveli; Daman; Darjiling; Delhi; Diu; East Timor; Fujian; Gansu; Goa; Guangdong; Guangxi; Guizhou; Gujarat; Hainan; Haryana; Hebei; Heilongjiang; Henan; Hokkaido; Hong Kong; Honshu; Hubei; Hunan; Irian Jaya; Jawa; Jharkhand; Jiangsu; Jiangxi; Jilin; Kalimantan; Karaikal; Karnataka; Kazan-retto; Kerala; Kin-Men; Kyushu; Lesser Sunda Is.; Liaoning; Lord Howe I.; Ma-tsu-Pai-ch£an; Macau; Madhya Pradesh; Maharashtra; Mahi; Maluku; Manipur; Meghalaya; Mizoram; Nagaland; Nansei-shoto; Nei Mongol; Nepal; New South Wales; New Zealand North; New Zealand South; Ningxia; Norfolk I.; Northern Territory; Ogasawara-shoto; Orissa; Papua New Guinea; Peninsular Malaysia; Philippines; Pondicherry; Punjab; Qinghai; Queensland; Rajasthan; Sabah; Sarawak; Shaanxi; Shandong; Shanghai; Shanxi; Shikoku; Sichuan; Sikkim; Singapore; South Australia; Sri Lanka; Sulawesi; Sumatera; Taiwan; Tamil Nadu; Tasmania; Thailand; Tianjin; Tibet; Tripura; Uttar Pradesh; Victoria; West Bengal; Western Australia; Xinjiang; Yanam; Yunnan; Zhejiang;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Wikipedia licensed under a Creative Commons License 3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
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