Pinguicula Elizabethiae

Pinguicula elizabethiae is a species of insectivorous perennial plant in the Lentibulariaceae family. She is from the Mexican states of Querétaro and Hidalgo.

In summer grow succulent leaves up to 5 centimeters long, covered by mucilaginous glands that attract, trap and digest arthropods. The prey provide nutrients that serve to supplement the supply of nutrients that the plant needs, because it grows in soils that do not provide enough. In winter, the plant forms a non-carnivorous rosette of small, fleshy leaves that conserves energy, as there is little food available. Single purple flowers appear between July and October on erect stems up to 75 millimeters long.

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