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Carnivorous plants of Australia’s Top End

Boaz Ng

Carniv. Pl. Newslett. 50(3):133-140
Published September 2021

https://doi.org/10.55360/cpn503.bn639

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Abstract

The Top End of the Northern Territory in Australia is a centre of diversity for carnivorous plants. In May 2021, Boaz Ng embarked on a 10-day expedition to document these plants in the wild and photographed over 45 taxa across 3 genera. This field report recounts his experience and focuses on a selection of species that represent adaptations towards the wet and dry seasonal dichotomy of the region.

Keywords: Top End, Northern Territory, Australia, Utricularia, Drosera, Byblis

Article Citation

Boaz Ng. 2021. Carnivorous plants of Australia’s Top End. Carniv. Pl. Newslett. 50(3):133-140. https://doi.org/10.55360/cpn503.bn639

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