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The stinking passion flower (Passiflora foetida) is native to wet tropical areas in the West Indies and central South America. (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in England)

Ten Plants That Put Meat on Their Plates

In addition to the well-known Venus flytrap, many other plant species feed on bugs or crustaceans

Stinking passion flower

Stinking passion flower
(Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in England)

The stinking passion flower (Passiflora foetida) is native to wet tropical areas in the West Indies and central South America. The plant has modified leaves that can trap insects, but scientists have not yet determined if the stinking passion flower is capable of digesting such a meal.

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