Carnivorous Plants Use A Sneaky Trick To Attract Different Insects To Eat TNA

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Carnivorous plants attract insects with their odors


Some carnivorous plants change their scent to attract different types of prey, mimicking flowers in their luring techniques and perhaps even regulating their digestion.

Trumpet pitcher plant or Sarracenia, get their nickname from their design – their leaves have evolved to take the form of pitcher-shaped cavities in which the insects travel, falling deep into a corrosive digestive liquid from which they cannot escape.

Botanists have long debated how these plants manage to attract insects to their leaf trap in the first place: the color of their green funnels dressed…

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