Friday, May 27, 2011

Venus and Classification (plant-eating insects)

Dionaea muscipula

There are also several types of plants that "eat" in a way admirableOne is the "Venus", plants that capture and eat insects that perchMaybe it could be said of the carnivorous plantsDionaea muscipula or called Venus flytraps are the most popular. 

A lot of cartoons and comic illustration describes malignancy that resembles plant this cropPlants that are endemic in the regions of North and South Carolina have leaves modified into a similar trap with a hair barrette motion sensor in itInsects that are trapped will be clamped tightly and began to be digested with enzymes that release

These plants get the prey in the following manner:
flies feeding suddenly find plants that are very compelling: Venus plantThe form of this plant resemble a pair of hands holding a bowlWhich makes it interesting, besides the red color, these plants also issued a fragrant smell that comes from the glands around the eyelidFlies are attracted by the smell fragrant and landed on the petals without hesitation.  When moving to find foodaccidentally touching the feathers fly petals that seem harmlessA few moments later, the eyelids close quickly. Flies strong sandwiched between two such lidsPlants Venus began to remove fluid that "dissolves the flesh" to form a fly turned into a kind of gel. Gel is then absorbed by plants.

Classification of  Venus flytraps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Droseraceae
Genus: Dionaea
Species: D. muscipula


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