Well, we have seen them before, but you just can't have a high-fantasy forest without a plant that drags you towards it to eat you. (Psst, add some detail on its actual feeding methods and equipment... it will be necessary when the heroes will have to fight it.)
It is a decent implementation of the cliche, with nice plot hook for use. Go to Comment
A well-executed rendition of the fantasy/pulp adventure staple. They also come in handy when your science-fiction adventurers are marooned on a hostile planet: A larger version of the creature could entangle entire spacecraft... Go to Comment
A people who believe it is incredibly impolite to speak to anybody they meet for the first time. They believe their actions should speak for them until they are comfortable in each others presence and can then trust each other. Only then would converstation be appropriate.