Five new Drosera species, D. brevicornis Lowrie, D. broomensis Lowrie, D. caduca Lowrie, D. darwinensis Lowrie and D. derbyensis Lowrie, are described and illustrated. D. fulva Planchon is recognized as a valid species and is described in detail as well as illustrated. All these taxa are from tropical northern Australia and belong in Drosera sect. Lasiocephala. A key is provided to all species in sect. Lasiocephala.