Dionaea muscipula

Dionaea muscipula

  • Dionaea muscipula
  • Dionaea muscipula
  • Dionaea muscipula
  • Dionaea muscipula
  • Flower name
    Dionaea muscipula
  • Scientific name
    Dionaea muscipula
  • Aliasハエトリソウ, ハエジゴク, 蠅捕草, Venus Flytrap, ディオネア・マスキプラ, Dionaea muscipula, ビーナス・フライトラップ
  • Place of originNorth America
  • Place of floweringWetlands
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July

What is Dionaea muscipula

Dionaea muscipula as known as Venus Flytrap, (scientific name: Dionaea muscipula) is acarnivorous and semi-cold tolerant perennial plant in the family Droseraceae native to North America. It has jagged bivalve-like leaves at the end of its long petiole, and when insects touch it, it closes the leaves quickly and preys on them. In early summer, it extends its flower stems and produces five to ten flower buds on each flower stem. It blooms in midsummer.

General name:Dionaea muscipula, scientific name: Dionaea muscipula ,aka: Venus Flytrap, plant height: : 5-10 cm, stem length: 30 cm, flowering period: May-July, number of petals: 5, number of calyx: 5 stamens, number of stamens: 10-12, filament color: white, anthers: white, number of stamens: 1, stamens: light green, columnar head color: white.


  • Eye
    Nepenthales
  • Family
    Droseraceae
  • Genus
    Dionaea
  • Species
    D. muscipula
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typecarnivorous and semi-cold tolerant perennial plant
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height5.0 ~ 10.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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