Killer Plants

In nature, there are over 600 species of plant-killers. They lure their prey into the traps, traps, trapping pits intoxicating odors and other tricks. Feeling the smell of food, the insect goes to pot insectivorous plants. These predators, as well as all the other plants, use photosynthesis to produce nutrients. However, this is too short for a full life, as most of them lives in a poor soil micronutrients. To survive in such difficult conditions, plants use nitrogenkiller, which is derived from their victims.

Nasekomoe Venus flytrap gets into double-touching its tiny hairs.

Tropical nepenthes lure another victim to its alluring aroma. But as soon as the insect sits on the slippery rim, immediately slipping into its insatiable maw.

More than 675 species of plants, predators armed with passive traps. For example, zhiryanka. It ruffle sticky hairs, retaining an insect, while the food is not processed into the digestive fluid.

Skvoz thin sheet of Philippine monkey-cup, as the cover of shadow theater, one can see the outlines of captured insects. Getting out of the trap they can not wax the inside wall of the jug, while the enzymes at the bottom supply plant nutrients to the victim.

Other plants, insects, if no volunteers, self-pollinated, as does the sundew.

If the plant does not hold tightly to their insect sticky hairs, insect break free, even crippled. William McLaughlin, an employee of the U.S. Botanic Garden, says that often happens is that the victim dies, and the predator is hungry.

Full-blown flower to the South African sundew royal – the largest representative of its species. Its sumptuous leaves are half a meter in length.

The North American hybrid, filled with water, the smell attracts bees and nectar for its wide bezel – perfect landing pad. Eat insects – not the most efficient way to plant a predator, to provide themselves with nutrients, but by far the most exotic