Karungalakudi is blessed with rich herbaceous flora including two carnivorous plant groups, viz. fly traps and bladder worts. In the present communication, a total of 6 insectivorous plants are reported, and it is confirmed that the reported occurrence of Drosera brevifolia Pursh, Utricularia minor L., U. resupinata Greene ex Bigelow and U. uniflora R. Br. in Karungalakudi is due to a misidentification.
Natarajan, K. et al.
"A Note on the Identity of Carnivorous Plants of Karungalakudi, Tamil Nadu, India,"
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, Article 141.
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