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Series: Pinguicula Monographs Volume: 2
By: Stan Lampard(Author), Oliver Gluch(Author), Alastair S Robinson(Author), Andreas Fleischmann(Author), Paul Temple(Author), Stewart McPherson(Author), Aymeric Roccia(Author), Eric Partrat(Author), Laurent Legendre(Author)
362 pages, colour photos
Pinguicula of Latin America is the second volume of a series of two books that document all carnivorous butterworts (Pinguicula) of the world, for the very first time and in unparalleled detail.
These spectacular carnivorous plants produce leaves lined with tiny tentacles tipped with droplets of glistening, sticky mucus. Small insects become affixed to the sticky, fly-paper leaves of Pinguicula, die and are digested offering the plant nutrients to grow.
In Pinguicula of Latin America, all Pinguicula taxa from Latin American countries (including the Caribbean) are documented in lavish detail. The morphology, diversity, taxonomy and botanical history of all recognised taxa is described in depth in clear English prose. All descriptions are accompanied with numerous spectacular images covering many Pinguicula taxa that have never been photographed before.
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