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    Quote Originally Posted by rakovsky View Post
    Hcarlton,
    I think genlisea or another plant uses lobster pot traps in its roots.
    Just like Utricularia, those are anatomically leaves, not roots. Neither of the genera grow roots at all, actually.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nimbulan View Post
    Just like Utricularia, those are anatomically leaves, not roots. Neither of the genera grow roots at all, actually.
    Not even the terrestrial utricularia?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DragonsEye View Post
    Not even the terrestrial utricularia?
    Nope. Utrics are just a big mass of stems, leaves, and stolons (and in some cases tubers.) The parts of the plant under the surface may serve similar functions to roots (such as aborbing water) but they are not.
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    Interesting little bit o' info
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    For they are the ones who let in the light."



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    And when it comes to Utricularia, what we call "leaves" are actually modified stolons; the bladders are the only true leaves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nimbulan View Post
    Just like Utricularia, those are anatomically leaves, not roots. Neither of the genera grow roots at all, actually.
    The plants lack roots, although the subterranean traps perform many of the functions normally performed by roots, such as anchorage and water absorption.
    Genlisea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    rakovsky,

    You might find this interesting too:
    Pisonia - Bird Eating Trees.mp4 - YouTube

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