The Carnivorous Plant FAQ Field Trip Report -

Western Australia in 2007

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Glandular leaves:
Here is a closer view of a single leaf. Notice two things. First, the red band on each leaf is just about entirely due to the red glandular tentacles. Is this the case for all the plants, or just this one? I did not take a look at the others, so I defer to our Australian colleagues on this point. Second, you can see that the leaf blade itself does not rise up in a ridge in the red banded part of the leaf.

Here is another image showing another plant. It has a few red spots on the leaf due to damage, but the rest of the leaf surface is light green.

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Revised: November 2007
©Barry Rice, 2005