What is the scientific name of the Venus Flytrap?
The scientific name for the venus flytrap is Dionaea muscipula.
It belongs in the kingdom Plantae, division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Caryophyllales, family Droseraceae, genus Dionaea.
It belongs in the kingdom Plantae, division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Caryophyllales, family Droseraceae, genus Dionaea.
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You can get the plant at Wal-Mart, Home Depot, Lowes, Walgreens or a local hardware store. I recommend Lowes!
The name "Venus" refers to the Greek goddess of Love. Many people often say that love is a trap because people will do anything for it, and in this case, it is a deadly one! It is not people who are in love this time, but the poor little insects. Most Venus fly traps have a lovely, red "mouth" which… is extremely appealing to flies and other bugs, even small animals such as frogs. However, when they get just a bit too close, they trigger little hairs on the inside of the trap and it snaps shut. What seemed so alluring just moments ago, now has brought those insects to their death. I can only suppose that the person who named the plant did not have very good experiences with love! The Latin or scientific name for the Venus Flytrap is Dionaea muscipula . ( Full Answer )
An insectivorous plant (Dionaea muscipula) of the coastal plain of the Carolinas, having sensitive, hinged, marginally bristled, two-lobed leaf blades that close and entrap insects.. It has traps and has tiny hairs (censors) on the inside of the traps. Flies and bugs are attracted to the scent of… them, so when they land on a censor the trap shuts, eats, and then it will digest the fly or bug using special enzymes. The Venus Fly Trap - is a carnivorous plant. Its leaves form two halves of a hinged 'trap'. When an insect crawls over the surface, it trips 'trigger hairs' on the leaf, which snaps shut in a split-second. The insect is then dissolved by digestive enzymes. See the related link for a photograph in Wikipedia. ( Full Answer )
The Venus Flytrap belongs to the Plantae kingdom. Plantae it goes in the plant kingdom, of course. Plantea or plant still even thought it is carnivorous, technically it is still a plant. Hope this helps T.M.M :-)
Flies and other flying insects supplement its nutrition from the soil on which it lives. Sometimes if there is a large Venus Flytrap it will eat a small frog or toad. The Venus Flytrap lives on soils that are poor in nutrients, and in particular nitrogen compounds, such as nitrates, that the root…s can absorb. The insect "diet" provides additional nitrogen, enabling the plant to grow in places where it might not otherwise survive. To read more about Venus flytraps, visit the Related Link. Any type of small beetle or fly or bugs really. It will eat anything that fits inside it. It's in the name - flies! You could feed a Venus Flytrap flies, water and hamburger meat. You can feed Venus fly traps quite a lot of things, flies (obviously, that's why it is called what it is), spiders and many other things, such as small bits of raw hamburger. You can put it by a window eg in your bathroom. I have found that it loves it there because it has fresh, live flies from the window! It's also a good idea to have a little bowl with about 2-4 mm of water in it. (Not tap water) You can also feed it by putting the fly/spider into the trap or you can let it catch the food all by itself. You shouldn't make it close with nothing in it very often, or it will get tired and die. So if you don't do that, your Venus fly trap will live a long time! Good luck! You can feed them any bug, but it will also eat small (live) frogs or toads. small flys buy not to small or not to big because they can egscap easly. If they are to small the fly can egscap throw there teeth and if they are to big the venus flytrap cant eat it because it cant fit in its mouth and by the way i an 11 i am Bethanie ( Full Answer )
There is one stamen directly in the middle of a flower on the VenusFlytrap. This plant is carnivorous.
The Venus Fly Trap was named after Venus, the goddess of love. It seems the namer had a cynical view of romance and felt that temptation and entrapment were part of the goddess's skills.
No. Subtropical wetlands on the East Coast of the United States inNorth Carolina and South Carolina The Venus flytrap gets the "Venus" part of its name because itsflowers are really pretty (like the goddess Venus) and are white,like the planet Venus. The plant is not from Venus. The "Flytrap"part co…mes from what they eat: bugs! ( Full Answer )
No. It a name that the plant has acquired from the Roman goddess of love. This may be because of the way the plant lures unsuspecting insects to their demise.
The\nVenus flytrap is found natively only in North and South \nCarolina in the United States. The carnivorous adaptations of the\nVenus flytrap allow it to thrive in environments poor in nitrogen and \nphosphorus, such as bogs and wet savannahs, and survives in wet sandy \nand peaty soils. The\nV…enus flytrap requires a mild winter where it has a dormant period. There are hundreds of other species of carnivorous plants, some of which can be found in rain forests. ( Full Answer )
Yes, with other Venus Flytraps. A Venus Flytrap produces flowers which, when pollinated, produce seeds.
No. The flytrap is named for the Roman goddess of love, apparently because it uses its colorful leaves to lure insects to their doom.
Planet Venus doesn't has any scientific name. (Its just Venus because its named after the Greek goddess of beauty, and gods don't have any scientific names.. :P) You can use the systematic name which is 'Sol II'. (But it is only used in fiction)
Venus Flytraps grow in nutrient poor bogs. They get their nutrients from the insects they trap.
It adapted to its surroundings by becoming a carnivorousness plant because where it was growing it had poor soil. It has tinny hairs and when a bug walks along its mouth it ca feel the vibrations and it will shut and not open for 2-5 days so it can digest the bug.
The Venus Flytrap is from the Kingdom Plantae, Order Caryophyllales, Family Droseraceae, and Genus Dionaea.
Sure! It eats insects and frogs. Though, they can't harm bigger animals such as lions.
Cold climates can kill the Venus Flytrap as it likes to be kept in warm, moist conditions. Also, animals such as cats can disturb a Venus Flytrap by eating parts off it. Lastly, feeding the VF correctly is important. Remember not to give it tap water, and try to feed it live bugs.
The small spikes inside the "trap" of the plant are the actuator hairs, once a fly or small insect has moved these a few times the "trap" is activated and closes on the insect.
The Venus Flytrap is a plant known by the scientific name Dionaea muscipula. It is a carnivorous plant that will eat small insects and arachnids (spiders). It does so by sensing its prey with small hairs. When two of these are touched the plant will close on its prey.
The Venus Fly Trap sweet-smelling sap to attract insects and arachnids. The Venus Fly Trap is only one of the many carnivorous plants. They have existed on this planet for thousands of years. There are more than 500 different kinds of these plants, with appetites ranging fr…om insects and spiders to small, one- or two-cell aquatic organisms. To be considered carnivorous, a plant must attract, capture, kill and digest insects or other animal life. Carnivorous plants have to be able to: . attract insects . capture bugs . discriminate between food and non-food . digest their prey All of these steps are accomplished through simple mechanical and chemical processes. Unlike us, plants don't have a brain or nervous system to coordinate their physiological functions and tell them that they are hungry so they should go buy a burger from the nearest fast food place. Plants also don't have complex muscles and tendons to grab food, chew it, swallow it and process it. The Venus Flytrap completes the entire process by way of a specialized set of leaves that is both mouth and stomach in one. Most plants have some mechanism to attract animals and insects, regardless of whether or not they plan to feast on their guests. For example, non-carnivorous plants have evolved intense smells or syrupy saps to attract bees, butterflies and other insects; these bugs are then used by the plants to ferry the pollen needed to fertilize neighboring plants of the same species. In the case of the Venus Flytrap, the leaves forming the trap secrete a sweet nectar that draws in insects searching for food. When an insect lands or crawls on the trap, it is likely to run into one of six, short, stiff hairs on the trap's surface. These are called trigger hairs , and they serve as a primitive motion detector for the plant. If two of these hairs are brushed in close succession, or one hair is touched twice, the leaves close down upon the offending insect within half a second. Even without a brain to analyze what it's eating, the Venus Flytrap still manages to differentiate between insects and non-edible debris that might fall into its trap. This step is also mediated by the six sensitivetrigger hairs. An insect caught inside the partially closed trap will continue to thrash about in an attempt to escape. It's guaranteed that at least one (if not all) of the trigger hairs will be tweaked by the insect's movement. This serves as the signal to close the trap entirely. Inanimate objects like stones , twigs and leaves that fall into the trap, or objects that are placed there (what child can resist sticking the tip of their pencil into the trap to watch it close?), will not move around and fire the trigger hairs. If there is no further stimulation of the hair, the trap stays in its partially shut state until tension can be re-established in the leaves of the trap. This process takes about 12 hours , at which point the leaves spread apart again. The unwanted object either falls out as the leaves re-open or is blown out by the wind. The selection process obviously isn't perfect; while the trap is out of commission, real food in the form of flies and spiders may be crawling all around the plant. Imagine if you had to sit with a chicken bone or peach pit in your mouth for 12 hours while the rest of your dinner sat on the table in front of you! ( Full Answer )
They will just need plenty of water and sunlight. But they do eat little small gnats that are in thier soil. .
Yes. Many People do not like bugs flying around their homes if you are one of those people than yes.
No, but they do make oxygen as a product of photosynthesis. Venus Flytraps work like any plant, except that they can acquire extra nutrients from bugs.
A Venus Flytrap needs insects in order to survive like any other plant. As they typically grow in a boggy environment with few nutrients, insects are the best way for the Venus Flytrap to survive and feed on.
The plant's common name refers to Venus, the Roman goddess of love. Many people often say that love is a trap because people will do anything for it, and in this case, it is a deadly one! It is not people who are in love this time, but the poor little insects. Most Venus Flytraps have a lovely, r…ed "mouth" which is extremely appealing to flies and other bugs, even small animals such as frogs. However, when they get just a bit too close, they trigger little hairs on the inside of the trap and it snaps shut. What seemed so alluring just moments ago, now has brought those insects to their death. I can only suppose that the person who named the plant did not have very good experiences with love! The genus name, Dionaea ("daughter of Dione"), refers to the Greek goddess Aphrodite, while the species name, muscipula is Latin for "mousetrap". ( Full Answer )
Humans use the Venus Flytrap to look at as an object and keep flies out of a room. The Venus flytrap is a perennial plant that traps and eats insects. It is native to the low-lying wetlands of the southeastern United States. After being harvested, the whole fresh plant is pressed to remove the liq…uid extract, which is used as an herbal remedy. It is also used in mixtures like Carnivora, a patented formula that includes many ingredients in addition to Venus flytrap extract. Venus flytrap extract is sold in capsule and liquid form to be taken by mouth and as an injectable liquid. -daniela ( Full Answer )
A Venus Flytrap lures flies into one of its 'mouths' and then closes in on the fly. Afterwards, the Flytrap begins to digest the fly using special enzymes. This absorbs the fly and allows the plant to gain important nutrients for survival.
The Venus flytrap is a plant, and all plants belong to thetaxonomic domain of Eukarya. Eukarya covers all organisms in the Kingdom Plantae, as well as theKingdoms Animalia, Fungi and Protista.
No , it is not grown on Venus because,The name "Venus" refers tothe goddess of Love. Many people often say that love is a trapbecause people will do anything for it, and in this case, it is adeadly one! It is not people who are in love this time, but thepoor little insects. Most Venus flytraps emit …a smell which isextremely appealing to flies and other bugs, even small animalssuch as frogs. However, when they get just a bit too close, theytrigger little hairs on the inside of the trap and it snaps shut.What seemed so alluring just moments ago, now has brought thoseinsects to their death. I can only suppose that the person whonamed the plant did not have very good experiences with love! The Latin or scientific name for the Venus Flytrap is Dionaeamuscipula. The planet Venus is far too hot for anything to live there. ( Full Answer )
When you get to Rain Isle you should search in the woods where you will find them by using your magnifying glass in your tool bar.
The Dionaea Muscipula digestion is made to break down insects and spiders. Feeding a Venus Flytrap cheese or meat can harm the plant. Cheese and meat can begin to spoil before the plant can begin to properly digest them. You may be able to feed these foods to a Venus Flytrap but you risk making the …plant sick and even killing it. ( Full Answer )
All have cell walls. They are made of Cellulose. All of their walls have chloroplast.
Yes, most definitely. They live in bogs, so in the wild they have a constant supply of water. They require mineral free water. Rainwater is great, and water passed through a reverse-osmosis unit is also fine.
You should try Greengate garden centre but they are currently sold out and won't have any more until fall 2012.
Tiny trigger hairs inside its 'mouths' sense when a fly has touched it. When a fly touches 2 or more trigger hairs, the 'mouth' snaps shut almost instantly.
Yes; Venus Flytraps do need sun in order to photosynthesize. It is best if they are kept in direct sunlight for at least 3 - 4 hours a day.
They are naturally found in the Carolinas, but they can be purchased at any Tropic Plants store or nursery. You can get them at Lowe's. Just ask someone in the garden center (that works there) where the Venus Flytraps are. You can buy them at animal plant stores.
A Venus Flytrap closes to digest the food it has just captured. The trap reopens once it is finished digesting its meal, waiting to catch the next unsuspecting insect. (Typically around 10 days)
They use photosynthesis, respiration and eat small insects or fliesas their habitat does not have enough nutrients for it to surviveon solely. So, the sun provides energy for the sun so it can grow.
The thing that makes the Venus Flytrap special is because it can eat bugs. Here are a few tips for looking after one... They need at least 8 hours of sunlight. Never give them tap water. Give them rainwater or boil the water. And never give them meat. They don't need bugs they just need s…un and water. If you want to feed them then go to a local pet store and buy some bugs which lizards eat. ( Full Answer )
The Venus flytrap has been successfully transplanted and grown in many \nlocales around the world. It is found natively only in North and South \nCarolina in the United States. The carnivorous adaptations of the Venus flytrap allow it to thrive in environments poor in nitrogen and phosphorus, suc…h as bogs and wet savannahs, and survives in wet sandy and peaty soils. ( Full Answer )
The venus fly trap is a secondary consumer. It consumes insects. The insects eat plants and other insects. However, the venus fly trap is also a producer. It makes its own food by photosynthesis. That is why it traps and digests insects - to get the nutrients to manufacture its food, nutrients t…hat are missing from the soil it grows in. ( Full Answer )
Venus flytraps eat small insects like flies. Bigger Venus flytraps may eat small animals like frogs. They do this to get nourishment that they do not get from the soil.
Carnivorous plants are adapted to particular nutrient poor environments, e.g. acidic bogs, because they gain important nutrients by capturing animals. Different carnivorous plants have different capture mechanism that are adapted to particular types of prey, with the Venus Flytrap being adapted to… somewhat larger prey with the caging capture mechanism as compared to sticky traps of other relatives. Carnivorous plants have also developed specific digestive mechanism to achieve their carnivorous adaptation. The mechanisms that trigger closure of the trap show some sophisticated prey selection adaptations so that closure occurs due to characteristic moments of live prey and not random litter. Further, closure is maintained due to adaptations sensing motion of captured prey. The Venus flytrap tolerates fire well and native populations depends on periodic burning to suppress competition as well as return nutrients to the enviroment. Venus Flytraps derive important nutrients (but not energy) by consuming ants, spiders, beetles, and grasshoppers and flying insects. The food value lies primarily in the nitrogen and phosphorus containing compounds in these animals. The great majority of energy obtained by the plant is through the normal process of photosynthesis, but the adaptation of being carnivorous provides critical missing nutrients. The Venus Flytrap and other carnivorous plants, e.g. the Pitcher plant, are adapted to grow in places where the soil poor and deficient in certain nutrients, especially nitrogen, such as acidic bogs and rock outcroppings. ( Full Answer )
Right near swamps with other carnivorous plants. It must grow in soil with poor nutrients. It is mainly located in North Carolina.
Yes, they can eat almost every insect. They can eat almost any insect including ants.
Biting is not the best term to describe the process where a Venus Flytrap captures its prey. It is more of a process of trapping and requires small prey. It could not function on another plant.
Venus has, as determined by satellite probes, a surface temperature of 800 degrees , much too hot to sustain life as we know it.
Venus flytrap is a carnivorous plant: Dionaea muscipula, which attract insects. Venus was a Roman goddess of love.