Drosera acaulis

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Drosera acaulis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Droseraceae
Genus: Drosera
Subgenus: Drosera subg. Drosera
Section: Drosera sect. Drosera
D. acaulis
Binomial name
Drosera acaulis

Drosera acaulis is a carnivorous plant belonging to the family Droseraceae and is found in Africa. D. acaulis is a dwarf, rosulate herb with 1-2 thin roots. Leaves are 8 apetiolate, exstiplate, unequal in length, lamina narrowly spathulate approximately 7 mm long and 2 mm wide, bearing both type of tentacles, other wise glabrous. Flower solitary on a pedicel 1–2 mm long, glandular pubescent. Calyx lobes c. 3 mm long. Petals obovate, c. 6 mm long, red or purple. Stamens with terete foments, the connective not rhomboidal. Styles forked from the base, stigmatic apex flabellately multifid.[1]


  1. ^ "Global Plants". doi:10.5555/al.ap.flora.flosa001210177600001 (inactive 2019-03-09).