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Drosera trinervia

Drosera trinervia


Perennial carnivore up to 10 cm. Leaves springing directly from base; combination of lance-shaped and wedge-shaped; no stipules at maturity. Flowers (August to November) in almost flat-topped cyme; white to mauve or red.

Leaves are covered in stalks with sticky tips that resemble dew drops in which insects are caught.

Distribution in the Hex

Peaty sandstone slopes of De Doorns Sandstone Fynbos. Usually near streams.


  • Manning, J. & Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: the Core Cape flora, Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.