Orange Sun Dew

Orange Sun Dew
Orange Sun Dew | Drosera miniata

The orange sun dew is a beautiful orange flower that sits high above a rosette of sticky carnivorous leaves. The plant might be tiny, but it is savage! Flies and other insects are consumed at the base of the plant - eek! what an impressive evolutionary advantage for a plant to be able to survive without relying on the soil for its dinner!

Endemic to:

Perth – Geraldton, Noongar and Yamatji Countries; specifically Wajuk, Yuat, Amangu, Wiiman

It blooms:

September – October, Djilba – Kambarang (Noongar), Wandangga – Bin.garra (Yamatji)

References:
Unknown, 2018, Sharing Yamaji Knowledge, Education Resource for schools https://www.nacc.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Sharing-Yamaji-Knowledge-Education-Resource-low-res.pdf
Petruzello, M, 2020, Sundew, https://www.britannica.com/plant/sundew