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Carnivorous Plants and their Habitats, Volume One


Series: Carnivorous Plants and their Habitats Volume: 1

By: Stewart McPherson (Author), Andreas Fleischmann (Author), Alastair S Robinson (Author)

723 pages, 374 colour photos

Redfern Natural History

Hardback | signed | Aug 2016 | #203748 | ISBN-13: 9780955891847
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Hardback | unsigned | Jul 2010 | #188501 | ISBN-13: 9780955891847
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About this book

Growing in some of the most barren and extreme habitats of our world, carnivorous plants are adapted to very specific environmental conditions which must be understood for their successful cultivation. Carnivorous Plants and their Habitats, Volume One profiles the natural habitats and environmental requirements of each genus of carnivorous plants to provide horticulturists with a clear and focused understanding of the specific conditions which these remarkable plants require. By understanding the strange worlds in which these unusual and often spectacular plants naturally grow, horticulturists will be better equipped to successfully cultivate and study them.

Volume one covers introductory chapters, chapters on the evolution, distribution and habitat of these plants, and genus accounts of the Snap Traps and Pitcher Plants, including Aldrovanda, Dionaea, Darlingtonia, Heliamphora, Sarracenia, Nepenthes, Cepahlotus, Brocchinia and Catopsis.


Tables Turned: A New Natural Order
Carnivorous Plants of the World
Evolution of Carnivorous Plants
Associated Life: Mutualists and Infauna
Habitats of Carnivorous Plants
Snap Traps
Pitcher Plants

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