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sundew plant


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Noun sundew plant has 1 sense
  1. sundew, sundew plant, daily dew - any of various bog plants of the genus Drosera having leaves covered with sticky hairs that trap and digest insects; cosmopolitan in distribution
    --1 is a kind of carnivorous plant
    --1 is a member of Drosera, genus Drosera

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Sundew Plant


The sundew plant, also known as Drosera, is a unique and carnivorous perennial plant native to wetland areas in various parts of the world. It is characterized by its clustered leaves covered in glandular hairs that produce a sticky, dew-like substance to attract, trap, and digest small insects. With over 194 known species, sundew plants are a fascinating addition to any botanical collection.

Sample Sentences:

  1. The sundew plant uses its sticky tentacles to ensnare unsuspecting insects.
  2. Botanists are studying the medicinal properties of sundew plants for potential therapeutic applications.
  3. I was mesmerized by the vibrant colors of the sundew plant as it caught a fly.
  4. During my hike in the wetlands, I stumbled upon a variety of sundew plants.
  5. We observed a sundew plant capturing its prey in a time-lapse video.

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