Triggerplants are those that entrap small insects within their flower in order to maximise pollination. There are nearly 200 species of these fascinating plants worldwide, but the great majority are found in Australia.
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Albany alpine amoenum anthers areas bladderworts blossom Blue Mountains Book Triggerplant botanical broad brunonianum calcaratum carnivorous plants cells cm long cm tall colours column common name cultivation digest Donatia Donatiaceae Drosera binata emulsion enzymes ephemeral example family Stylidiaceae Ferdinand Bauer film fimbriatum find triggerplants fire Forstera garden genera genus germinate glandular hairs Grass Triggerplant grow habitat hormones horticulture inflorescence insects labellum laricifolium male and female moist movement mucilage number of species nutrients Oreostylidium particular species petals Phyllachne phyllotaxis pink flowers Pink Fountain Triggerplant Pitcherplant pollen prey produce productum protein resetting Rica Ericson roots rosette rosette of leaves scale-leaved scape scramble season seedlings seismonastic set seed shaded smoke soil South Wales southwest Western Australia species of triggerplants specimen spots stems stigma styleworts Stylidiaceae Stylidium graminifolium sundews surface Tasmania Thredbo tissue culture trapping insects Tree Triggerplant trigger mechanism Venus Flytrap white flowers wild