[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Jyoti Madhusoodanan
jmadhusoodanan@plos.org
415-568-4545 x187
Public Library of Science

Snap Tentacles in Sundew

Caption: This shows snap tentacles in sundew.

Credit: Citation: Poppinga S, Hartmeyer SRH, Seidel R, Masselter T, Hartmeyer I, et al. (2012) Catapulting Tentacles in a Sticky Carnivorous Plant. PLoS ONE 7(9): e45735. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045735

Usage Restrictions: With credit to source.

Related news release: Touch-sensitive tentacles catapult prey into carnivorous plant traps


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]