Sundew (Drosera). Long thin leaves which terminate in disc-shaped pads. Hairs radiating from the pads secrete a sticky substance that traps insects. Relatively easily maintained in warm, humid environments.
Carnivorous plants are fascinating and beautiful plants that should be present in every classroom. Although primarily photosynthetic, these plants exhibit elaborate adaptations to carnivory that are believed to enable them to thrive in nutrient- and nitrogen-poor soils. Carnivorous plants are shipped bare-root, ready to be transplanted.