List of carnivorous plants

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Darlingtonia californica is a carnivorous plant, the sole member of the genus Darlingtonia in the family Sarraceniaceae.

This list of carnivorous plants is a comprehensive listing of all known carnivorous plant species. It is mostly based on Jan Schlauer's Carnivorous Plant Database. The list of Heliamphora is based on Sarraceniaceae of South America (2011)[1] and the list of Nepenthes on Pitcher Plants of the Old World (2009)[2] and New Nepenthes (2011).[3]

Extinct taxa are denoted with a dagger (†).

Aldrovanda[edit]

Archaeamphora[edit]

Artist's restoration of Archaeamphora longicervia.

Brocchinia[edit]

Byblis[edit]

Catopsis[edit]

Cephalotus[edit]

Darlingtonia[edit]

Dionaea[edit]

Drosera[edit]

Droserapites[edit]

Droserapollis[edit]

Droseridites[edit]

Drosophyllum[edit]

Fischeripollis[edit]

Genlisea[edit]

Heliamphora[edit]

Nepenthes[edit]

Palaeoaldrovanda[edit]

Philcoxia[edit]

Pinguicula[edit]

Roridula[edit]

Sarracenia[edit]

Saxonipollis[edit]

Stylidium[edit]

Bud and scape of Stylidium fimbriatum displaying the trichomes that can trap and kill insects.
Stlydium laricifolium print from William Jackson Hooker's 1823 Exotic Flora.
Curtis's Botanical Magazine print of Stylidium scandens.

Triphyophyllum[edit]

Utricularia[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McPherson, S., A. Wistuba, A. Fleischmann & J. Nerz 2011. Sarraceniaceae of South America. Redfern Natural History Productions Ltd., Poole.
  2. ^ McPherson, S.R. 2009. Pitcher Plants of the Old World. Redfern Natural History Productions Ltd., Poole.
  3. ^ McPherson, S.R. 2011. New Nepenthes: Volume One. Redfern Natural History Productions, Poole.