Sundew (Droscera)

SUNDEW
(Droscera)
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Dorsera-CapensisSundew Dorsera Capensis

With at least 194 species Sundews comprise one of the largest genera of carnivorous plants. The members of the family Droseraceae use mucilaginous glands covering their leaf surfaces to stalk, lure, and capture their prey. They’re name refers to the glistening drops of mucilage at the tip of each tentacle that resemble drops of morning dew.

Distribution:
Native Sundew can be found growing on every continent except Antarctica.

Conditions of Poisoning:
Ingestion

Toxic Principle:
Butyric acid, citric acid, formic acid, gallic acid, malic acid, propionic acid, resin, tannins and ascorbic acid

Clinical Symptoms:
Stomach pain, gastritis

IMMEDIATELY SEE YOUR VET FOR TREATMENT OPTIONS
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