The Info List - Saxonipollis

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Saxonipollis saxonicus is an extinct plant species. It was possibly carnivorous. It is known only from fossilised pollen found in Eocene deposits of East Germany.[1] S. saxonicus was possibly a precursor to Aldrovanda, or a close relative to its precursor.[2] References[edit]

^ Krutzsch, W. 1970. Zur Kenntnis fossiler disperser Tetradenpollen. Paläontologische Abhandlungen Abteilung B, Paläobotanik 3(3): 399–433. ^ Degreef, J.D. 1997. "Fossil Aldrovanda" (PDF).  (263 KiB) Carnivorous Plant
Newsletter 26(3): 93–97.

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Carnivorous and protocarnivorous plants

Carnivorous genera († extinct)

Aldrovanda †Archaeamphora Brocchinia Byblis Catopsis Cephalotus Darlingtonia Dionaea Drosera †Droserapites †Droserapollis †Droseridites Drosophyllum †Fischeripollis Genlisea Heliamphora Nepenthes †Palaeoaldrovanda Philcoxia Pinguicula Roridula Sarracenia †Saxonipollis Triphyophyllum Utricularia

Protocarnivorous genera

Aracamunia Capsella Colura Dipsacus Drymocallis Geranium Ibicella Lathraea Paepalanthus Passiflora Plumbago Proboscidea Stylidium

See also

International Carnivorous Plant
Society Insectivorous Plant
Society List of carnivorous plants List of carnivorous plant periodicals Pitcher plant

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