Are there a large carnivorous plant?
Carnivorous plants (sometimes called insectivorous plants) are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients (but not energy) from trapping and consuming animals or protozoans, typically insects and other arthropods. Carnivorous plants appear adapted to grow in places where the soil is thin or poor in nutrients, especially nitrogen, such as acidic bogs and rock outcroppings. Although carnivorous plants do include predatory species that trap, kill and digest animal victims, none of them are “man-eating.” Contrary to some sci-fi movies, there are no carnivorous plants capable of trapping people. Some tropical pitcher plants may be large enough to trap small amphibians, but generally their diet is chiefly insects. The huge Malaysian arum called “devil’s tongue” or krubi (Amorphophallus titanum) may produce an erect flower stalk or spadix over 8 feet (2.4 m) tall from a huge vase-shaped, pleated spathe over four feet (1.2 m) tall and 12 feet (4 m) in circumference. This floral giant d