Translation of sundew in Spanish:


rosolí, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsʌndjuː//ˈsənd(j)u/


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    rosolí masculine
    rocío de sol masculine
    • This nationally rare and endangered habitat is home to more than 5,000 types of plant and animals that are rarely found elsewhere, including the nightjar and bog-loving plants such as cottongrass and sundew.
    • Carnivorous plants such as sundews utilise the dew that forms on their leaf surfaces in a more sinister way, mixing it with a sticky honey-like substance which attracts, then traps, the insects upon which the plants feed.
    • Prized discoveries include Lincolnshire's largest colony of the endangered sand leek, a member of the onion family, and the country's biggest concentration of sundew.
    • Without bogs we would lose astonishing plants like sundews, sphagnum mosses and cotton grass; beautiful insects like marsh fritillary butterflies; and spectacular birds like hen harriers and short-eared owls.
    • I haven't seen this in action yet, as my sundews are my smallest carnivores currently and I can't find small enough live bugs to try and feed them.
    • Bladderworts, pitcher plants, and sundews all indulge their carnivorous tastes.
    • And, in rapid succession, he made one critical observation after another - first on the common English plants known as primulas, then on native orchids, and then on insect-eating sundews.
    • Spaghnum bogs with insect-eating sundew plants and snowshoe hares make the Dolly Sods an important outpost of a more northern biome.
    • Other antitussives in these parts include coltsfoot, mullein, sundew, and plantain.
    • Other plants include black-root, two tiny-leaved species of blueberry, blueflower butterwort, early blue violet, fringed yellow stargrass pineweeds, pink sundew, queen's delight, semaphore thoroughwort, and small butterwort.
    • I searched in vain for a patch of sundews, the little carnivorous plants that live in just this kind of environment, so I could show off my meagre botanical knowledge.
    • An even larger area of land where the sundew plant grows was polluted with nitrogen in breach of critical loads.
    • Dark algal mats and waterlogged mosses on a layer of peat are spotted with carnivorous, quarter-sized sundews, red as rust.
    • There are also round-leaved sundews, some shrubs of Labrador tea and bog bilberry, and various colorful wildflowers, including four members of the lily family - bog asphodel, western tofieldia, beavertail grass, and Hastingsia alba.
    • There'll be miniature forests of sundews glittering in the sunshine.
    • To the sundew, insects are prey rather than pollinators.
    • The sweet herbal aroma of bog myrtle drifts from the shallow mires that harbour a tangle of willows and silver-barked birch or are spattered yellow with asphodels and wine-red with insect-eating sundew leaves.
    • Among them are a bladderwort, a butterwort, two kinds of pitcher plant, and three kinds of sundew.
    • Unusual plants, such as sundew (Drosera spp.), butterwort (Pinguicula spp.) and bladderwort (Utricularia spp.), supplement their diet in this nutrient-poor environment by catching and digesting insects.