pitcher plant have chlorophyl then why they eat insects ,they can make their on food with the help of chlorophyl

Asked by meeldeepanshu | 26th Apr, 2015, 05:43: PM

Expert Answer:

Pitcher plants grow in marshy lands. The soil in marshy lands is nitrogen deficient. Such plants do not get nitrogen from the soil. To fulfill the need of nitrogen the pitcher plant traps insects. They utilise nitrogen present in the body of inescts.

Answered by Hemangi Binny | 26th Apr, 2015, 07:01: PM