Drosera bulbigena

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Drosera bulbigena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Droseraceae
Genus: Drosera
Subgenus: Ergaleium
Section: Ergaleium
Species: D. bulbigena
Binomial name
Drosera bulbigena

Drosera bulbigena, the midget sundew,[1] is an erect perennial tuberous species in the genus Drosera that is endemic to Western Australia and occurs in an area near Perth and to its south along the coast. It grows to 3–6 cm (1–2 in) high and produces white flowers from August to October. D. bulbigena grows in swamps and winter-wet depressions.[1]

Range of D. bulbigena in the wild.

D. bulbigena was first described and named by Alexander Morrison in 1903.[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b "Drosera bulbigena". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife. 
  2. ^ Morrison, Alexander. 1903. A new West-Australian plant: Drosera bulbigena, A. Morrison. Transactions and Proceedings of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh, 22(4), session 68: 417-418.
  3. ^ International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 6 August 2009.