Sunday, October 14, 2012

Best carnivorous plants in fiction

Audrey Jr.
From the 1960 film The Little Shop of Horrors.
Audrey Jr. was renamed Audrey II in the 1982 musical and a 1986 musical film Little Shop of Horrors.

From the 1951 novel The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham.
Triffids have also appeared in a 1960 BBC radio series, a 1962 film, a 1981 BBC TV series and a 2001 sequel novel The Night of the Triffids by Simon Clark. Amongst other things.

From the Doctor Who The Seeds of Doom episode.

From the 1977 film Adele Hasn't Had Her Dinner Yet by Oldřich Lipský.

From The Addams Family series.

From the documentary film The Future Is Wild.

From the Deltora Quest series by Emily Rodda.
They resemble toothed mouths growing in the ground, and are covered with cabbage like leaves which open up to let prey fall in when stepped on.

From World of Warcraft.

A vine-like plant from the novel War Against the Rull by A. E. van Vogt

From Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
A dangerous man-eating carnivorous plant, deceptively taking shape of a dead tree stump when in passive condition; shoots out thorny vines to catch their prey.

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