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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 .

S. saxonicus was possibly a precursor to Aldrovanda
Aldrovanda
, or a close relative to its precursor.

REFERENCES

* ^ 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
Plant
Newsletter 26(3): 93–97.

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Carnivorous and protocarnivorous plants

Carnivorous genera († extinct)

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

PROTOCARNIVOROUS GENERA

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