Carnivorous plants

WHS where carnivorous plants can be found in the wild.

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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)
Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands Round-leaved sundew (Drosera rotundifolia) in Kobuleti Strict Nature Reserve.
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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