Drosera venusta

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

Drosera venusta is a subtropical sundew endemic to South Africa. It was described as a new species by Paul Debbert in 1987.[1] Some have questioned its specific rank, noting its affinity to D. natalensis,[2] while others have reduced it to a synonym of D. natalensis.[3]

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  1. ^ International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 6 June 2009. 
  2. ^ Rice, Barry A. 2006. Growing Carnivorous Plants. Timber Press: Portland, Oregon, USA. p. 85.
  3. ^ Barthlott, W., S. Porembski, R. Seine, and I. Theisen. 2007. The Curious World of Carnivorous Plants: A Comprehensive Guide to Their Biology and Cultivation. Timber Press: Portland, Oregon, USA. p. 191.