Drosera peltata Thunb.
  • Drosera: 7 (1797) 
  • झिँगा जाले

Notes: Distribution: Trop. & Subtrop. Asia to Australia

General Description

Perennial herbs, (6–)9–25(–38) cm. Tuber ca. 2 cm below ground, 5–8(–10) mm in diameter, glabrous or with black, papillose glands. Stems erect, short lived, pale green, usually simple and sparingly branched above, or with a few short branches arising from


A common plant of wet or moist ground, often in disturbed open or rocky areas, meadows, wet cliff faces, sometimes under Pinus.


Nepal, W Himalaya, E Himalaya, Tibetan Plateau, Assam-Burma, S Asia, E Asia, SE Asia and Australasia

Minimum altitude: 900

Maximum altitude: 4000


Used in Ayruvedic medicine as a tonic and anti-syphilitic drug.


Fruiting time: August–September

Flowering time: (June–)July–August(–September)

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Asia-Temperate China China North-Central
  • China South-Central
  • China Southeast
  • Tibet
  • Eastern Asia Japan
  • Korea
  • Nansei-shoto
  • Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical Indian Subcontinent Assam
  • Bangladesh
  • East Himalaya
  • Nepal
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Himalaya
  • Indo-China Cambodia
  • Myanmar
  • Malesia Jawa
  • Lesser Sunda Is.
  • Philippines
  • Sulawesi
  • Papuasia New Guinea
  • Australasia Australia New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

Common Names

झिँगा जालेNepali


  • 1 Leti, M., Hul, S., Fouché, J.-G., Cheng, S.K. & David, B. (2013). Flore photographique du Cambodge: 1-589. Éditions Privat, Toulouse.
  • 2 Tanaka, N., Koyama, T. & Murata, J. (2005). The flowering plants of Mt. Popa, central Myanmar - Results of Myanmar-Japanese joint expeditions, 2000-2004. Makinoa 5: 1-102.
  • 3 Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

 Information From

Flora of Nepal
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WCS higher taxonomy
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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
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