940413a: Leaves with prey (cultivation specimen)

Specimen with captured crane fly. It is questionable whether the digestive enzymes can penetrate the chitin integument of such large prey. After about a week the (undigested?) prey got infected by fungi. See also 940415a P. grandiflora

Photo Info
Name: [Pinguicula grandiflora f. pallida]
Credit: Juerg Steiger, (steiger@iae.unibe.ch)
Date: April 28, 1994