Aquatic Plants: Aldrovanda, the waterwheel plant
Aldrovanda is a free-floating and rootless aquatic plant. This plant is closely related to the Venus flytrap Dionaea muscipula, and shares many of its attributes - it functions as a snap-trap carnivore, just under water!
Jul 21, 2013 / 66 notes

Aquatic Plants: Aldrovanda, the waterwheel plant

Aldrovanda is a free-floating and rootless aquatic plant. This plant is closely related to the Venus flytrap Dionaea muscipula, and shares many of its attributes - it functions as a snap-trap carnivore, just under water!

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