Carnivorous Plants Website
Carnivorous Plants in the Wilderness
by Makoto Honda

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 Carnivorous Plants - Illustration                                     HOME

   GENUS Aldrovanda     FAMILY Droseraceae                Distribution Map                Waterwheel plant      1 species
   

    The Flower of Adrovanda vesiculosa (the waterwheel plant)  



    The Whorl of Trap Leaves of Aldrovanda vesiculosa (the waterwheel plant)  



    The Trap of Aldrovanda vesiculosa (the waterwheel plant)
 



    The Trap of Aldrovanda vesiculosa (the waterwheel plant)  



    The Trap of Aldrovanda vesiculosa (the waterwheel plant)  



     Aldrovanda vesiculosa  Snap Trap Closure  


     Aldrovanda vesiculosa  Snap Trap Closure  Sequence



     Aldrovanda vesiculosa  Snap Trap Closure  Sequence



     Aldrovanda vesiculosa  -  How Trap Is Twisted  -  Geometric Transformation of the Trap  



    Germination of Aldrovanda vesiculosa (the waterwheel plant)  


      --------  Reference: Lloyd (1942)  --------
      --------  Reference: Juniper, et al (1989), Adam Cross (2012) and others  --------