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by Makoto Honda
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Drosera intermedia.                                                                                                                                             © 2009 Makoto Honda. All Rights Reserved

A tentacle of Drosera intermedia.  Note the sessile glands along the lower surface of the tentacle. The tip of the tentacle supports multi-cellular
glands which secret glue-like mucilage for prey capture.

Note the region at the end of the tentacle just before the glands.  This is where the sensitive receptor cells can be found, enabling the
tentacle to respond to a faintest of physical stimulation.

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