The Fascinating World of Carnivorous Plants

The Fascinating World of Carnivorous Plants

Fri, October 12, 2018 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
Jorgensen Park Pavilion, 20 Mundaring Weir Road, Kalamunda

Carnivorous plants capture and digest prey to gain nutrition from them, but how hungry are they?

Western Australia hosts the world’s greatest diversity of carnivorous plants.Globally, there are more than 600 species spread across five orders, eleven families, and at least eighteen genera.Western Australia hosts nearly a third of them, including sundews, bladderworts, rainbow plants, the endemic Albany pitcher plant, and the rare aquatic waterwheel plant. No other place on earth provides such a unique collection. This is your opportunity to learn all about them.

Held by the Western Australian Naturalists’ Club.

Donation: We invite a donation of $3 per person for adult members ($0 for child members), and $5 per adult visitor and $1 per visiting child. Includes tea and coffee and home-made food and biscuits!

Visit www.wanaturalists.org.au/events/drb-carnivorous/ or call 0436 448 647 for further details.

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