Carnivorous plants like Nepenthes and venus

cbse
mineralnutrition

#1

Carnivorous plants like Nepenthes and venus fly trap have nutritional adaptations. Which nutrient
do they especially obtain and from where?


#2

Nepenthes, venus fly trap, Utricularia and Drosera, all are carnivorous or insectivorous plants. These plants grow in water logged and swampy soils that are deficient in nitrogenous compounds. Thus, they have to depend on captured insects for their nitrogen requirement.