WHS where carnivorous plants can be found in the wild.
The connection belongs to Ecology connections.
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park: includes five species of carnivorous plants, one being the sole Cuban epiphyte Pinguicula lignicola (UNEP-WCMC)
Canaima National Park: The vegetation, isolated for millennia on infertile soils, is characterized by endemism and carnivory, eg: Heliamphora spp.,Drosera roraima and Utricularia humboldtii. (UNEP-WCMC)
Everglades: Bladderwort (Utricularia)
Great Barrier Reef: Drosera adelae, native to Hinchinbrook Island
Gunung Mulu: various species of Nepenthes
Kakadu National Park: Yellow bladderwort (Utricularia fulva)
Kinabalu Park: the richest collection in the world for the Nepenthes pitcher plants (five of the thirteen are found nowhere else on earth) which reach spectacular proportions (the largest-pitchered in the world being the endemic Nepenthes rajah: an insectivorous pitcher plant. It is endemic to Mount Kinabalu and neighbouring Mount Tambuyukon in Sabah (wiki)
Mount Hamiguitan: nepenthes hamiguitanensis
Rainforests of the Atsinanana: Nepenthes masoalensis
Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras: local carnivorous pitcher plants can be seen all over the province of Ifugao
Wet Tropics of Queensland: Drosera adelae, Drosera schizandra and Nepenthes mirabilis
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