Cape sundew leaf

Cape sundew leaf

B610/0162 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.4MB

Downloadable file size: 3.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Cape sundew. Macrophotograph of a leaf of a cape sundew, Drosera capensis. The stalked secretory glands (red) are seen. These exude the glue (colourless) which traps passing insects and gives the plant its dew-like shine in the sun. The plant secretes enzymes to digest the insect and obtain nitrogen. This allows it to live in nutrient-poor soils such as those found in bogs and marshlands. Magnification: x11 at 5x7cm size. x5.4 at 35mm size.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: botany, cape sundew, carnivorous plant, carnivorous plants, drosera capensis, insectivorous, leaf, macrophotograph, nature, plant, secretory glands

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.