Fresh Nectar

sundewThis sundew is glistening with nectar, which is very attractive to the insects on which the plant feeds. The Drosera petiolaris-group sundews are found in northern Australia in a region with very high rainfall and temperatures in the summer and low rainfall but still hot temperatures in the winter. We found a large group of sundews on the sand around a pool below Wunnamurra Falls on Mount Elizabeth Station in the Kimberley. You might like to see a close up! closeup

26 thoughts on “Fresh Nectar

  1. straordinaria! ancora mi fai conoscere uno stranissimo fiore, stavolta al pelo si uniscono anche gli aculei…e la magia delle goccioline d’acqua
    buonanotte Cristine

    extraordinary! Yet I do know one very odd flower, this time to join the Quills … and the magic of water droplets

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