Sentence Examples with the word aldrovanda

The best known and most important order of insectivorous plants - Droseraceae - includes six genera: Byblis, Roridula, Drosera, Drosophyllum, Aldrovanda and Dionaea, of which the last three are monotypic, i.e.

Agarum, Claudea and Struvea are leaf-forms which are perforated like Aldrovanda among flowering plants.

Thus Drosophyllum occurs only in Portugal and Morocco, Byblis in tropical Australia, and, although Aldrovanda is found in Queensland, in Bengal and in Europe, a wide distribution explained by its aquatic habit, Dionaea is restricted to a few localities in North and South Carolina.