Carnivorous Plants of the World

by James Pietropaolo

Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Gardening: plants,
  • Plants - General,
  • Botany (Specific Aspects),
  • Gardening,
  • Nature,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Reference,
  • Flowers - General,
  • CARNIVOROUS PLANTS,
  • Science / Botany
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8176178M
ISBN 100881923567
ISBN 109780881923568

Read and Experiment is an engaging series, introducing children to scientific concepts. Explore the world of plants with clear text, real-world examples and fun, safe step-by-step experiments. This book brings botanical science to life, explaining the concepts and encouraging children. Historic Documents on this website. The International Pinguicula Study Group was an organization active in the 's dedicated to furthering the knowledge of Pinguicula and promoting its popularity in cultivation. They issued ten newsletters. Bob Hanrahan started World Insectivorous Plants (WIP) with his business partner Clark Barton in While a variety of carnivorous plants are scattered around the world, the area with the most numerous types is the Green Swamp Nature Preserve in southeastern North Carolina (Brunswick County). Occurring in this area are four species of Sarracenia, four species of Drosera, ten species of Utricularia, three species of Pinguicula, and the. Download: The Intriguing World of Carnivorous Plants Plants that “eat” insects — few adaptations amaze young gardeners as thoroughly as those developed by carnivorous plants. Evolved to inhabit in boggy conditions, these fascinating plants gather their nutrients from other living organisms.

  They derive some or most of their nutrients from trapping and digesting small animals and insects by means of specially modified plant organs or trapping mechanisms. Today, there are over known species of carnivorous plants in the world and most of them are herbaceous perennials that live in nutrient-poor : The Carnivorous Plants is a major work on carnivorous plants by American botanist Francis Ernest was first published in by the Chronica Botanica Company as the ninth volume of A New Series of Plant Science Books. It was reprinted in by Dover Publications of New York and Constable of London. Although primarily dealing with plants, the book also briefly covers carnivorous Author: Francis Ernest Lloyd. The March issue of CPN is now out. The Carnivorous Plant Newsletter (CPN) is the official publication of the International Carnivorous Plant Society. It is published in March, June, September, and December. Features of CPN include horticultural articles, research papers, field trip reports, conservation news, book and literature reviews, communications from members, . Carnivorous plants attract, capture, kill, and digest animals and protozoans. More than plant species from more than a dozen genera are carnivorous. I have written a book that treats every plant known to be carnivorous, those which may be carnivorous, and even a few more.

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Book Description Few groups of plants capture the imagination like these carnivores, which act as predators rather than prey.

Among the best known are the Venus fly trap and the various pitcher plants; these and many others are by: Carnivorous Plants of the World Hardcover – November 1, by James Pietropaolo (Author)/5(9). Carnivorous Plants of the World Unknown Binding – by James and Patricia Pietropaolo (Author), Illustrated (Illustrator)/5(9).

Carnivorous Plants of the World. These carnivores act as predators rather than prey. Among the best-known are the venus fly trap and the various pitcher plants; these and many others are covered/5(12).

Written by leading carnivorous plant experts from Europe it explains the biology and geographical distributions of the genuses, before going into each genus for lots of details on species, including cultivation.

There is also a very useful A to Z list of the plants with their synonyms and botanical citation, a very large bibliography and a good index. This book is a /5(21). Few groups of plants capture the imagination like these carnivores, which act as predators rather than prey.

Among the best known are the Venus fly trap and the various pitcher plants; these and many others are hed at $ Our last copies available at $ The Introduction of this book describes carnivorous plants in the world, covering various trapping methods deployed by carnivorous plants, their beautiful flowers, a dilemma associated with pollinators, ecology, classification, and evolution.

From the Publisher. Growing Carnivorous Plants is a comprehensive guide to identification and cultivation that will help readers select the best of these remarkable plants to grow on a windowsill, in a terrarium, or in a greenhouse, and provides information on Cited by: Carnivorous Plants Introduction to Carnivorous Plants Carnivorous plant Protocarnivorous plant Pitcher plant Carnivorous Plant Habitats Bog Pine Barrens (New Jersey) Green Swamp (North Carolina) Borneo montane rain forests Tepui Carnivorous Plants of the World Carnivorous plants of North America Carnivorous plants of New Zealand.

The approximately species of carnivorous plant together provide a classic example of convergent evolution. The known carnivorous species and genera represent nine independent angiosperm lineages.

For centuries, carnivorous plants have carried an air of fascination and mystique unparalleled in the plant world. Growing Carnivorous Plants is a comprehensive guide to identifying and cultivating these remarkable plants.

From the well-known Venus flytrap to obscure African sundews, from the giant pitcher plant vines of Borneo the microscopic bladderworts of /5.

First published ina gardening handbook which examines carnivorous plants from around the world, covering Venus fly traps, pitcher plants, sundews, butterworts and bladderworts, offering advice on cultivation, pests and diseases and hybridization.

Rica Erickson's books on Australian sundews and trigger plants are pretty but out of date. Juniper, Robins, & Joel is a fine reference for the chemical workings of carnivorous plants, but it is not a good source of general information.

The Carnivorous Plants is a major work on carnivorous plants by Barrie E. Juniper, Richard J. Robins, and Daniel M. Joel. It was published in by Academic Press. Much of the book was written by the three authors over an eight-year period at Oxford University's Botany School (later the Department of Plant Sciences).

Content. Although sharing its title with Francis Ernest Publisher: Academic Press. Get this from a library. Carnivorous plants of the world. [James Pietropaolo; Patricia Ann Pietropaolo] -- Few groups of plants so capture the imagination as these intriguing carnivores that reverse the order we expect to find in nature.

The best-known carnivorous plants are. Book Description: Informative and attractively designed with many drawings and good color plates, this guide to the cultivation of carnivorous plants invites gardeners to look beyond the novelty of these plants to their potential contribution in the perennial garden /5(12).

Carnivorous Plants book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Once known only to collectors, adolescent boys, and fans of the c /5. CARNIVOROUS PLANT BOOKS.

The Carnivorous Plant s by F. Lloyd. Paperback reprint of pages, illustrated. Review: A classic, but keep your botany dictionary handy as this is a technical description of all CP genera. Carnivorous Plants by Gordon Cheers. Paperback.

95 pages, illustrated. Review: This relatively new book adds a new. Carnivorous Plants of the World. First published ina gardening handbook which examines carnivorous plants from around the world, covering Venus fly traps, pitcher plants, sundews, butterworts and bladderworts, offering advice on cultivation, pests and diseases and hybridization.

Adrian Slack's book, Carnivorous Plants, is the best general survey book for a popular audience published to date. The author writes with clarity and an engaging style and successfully presents many interesting details without overwhelming the lay reader.

The book contains a detailed section on cultivation, a list of sources, and a helpful glossary. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Carnivorous Plants Of Australia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The species covered in the final volume of this series inc /5(2). Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients (but not energy, which they derive from photosynthesis) from trapping and consuming animals or protozoans, typically insects and other arthropods.

Carnivorous plants have adapted to grow in places where the soil is thin or poor in nutrients, especially nitrogen, such as acidic bogs. Carnivorous Plants (Nature Close-Up) by Elaine Pascoe Explore the weird world of carnivorous plants in this book, learning how and why these plants View full details $ This is a Wikipedia Book, a collection of articles which can be downloaded electronically or ordered in dia Books are maintained by the Wikipedia community, particularly WikiProject dia Books can also be tagged by the banners of any relevant Wikiprojects (with |class=book).

Book This book does not require a rating on the. The curious world of carnivorous plants: a comprehensive guide to their biology and cultivation User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. A curious world, indeed, is brilliantly described in this definitive guide. Expert botanists with wide renown, Barthlott, Stefan Porembski, R�diger Seine, and Inge Theisen have 4/5(3).

The Nuts and Bolts of Carnivorous Plants • The different types of plants found in cultivation. • How carnivorous plants capture insects. • Deciphering the botanical naming system. The Essentials of Plant Growth • The real role of bugs when it comes to carnivorous plants.

• How sunlight affects your plant's health.5/5(80). “This book can be appreciated by people of all interest levels and expertise.” —American Reference Books Annual “I highly recommend this book to all persons interested in carnivorous plants.” —Plant Science Bulletin “A wonderful field guide incorporating a wealth of information from Schnell’s 40 years of field workBrand: Timber Press, Incorporated.

First published ina gardening handbook which examines carnivorous plants from around the world, covering Venus fly traps, pitcher plants, sundews, butterworts and bladderworts, offering advice Read more. Carnivorous Plants - Some of the most Bizarre Plant Forms & Adaptations can be found in the World of Carnivorous Plants.

We support the International Carnivorous Plant Society and our own local New England Carnivorous Plant Society We hope you. Carnivorous plants have fascinated botanists, evolutionary biologists, ecologists, physiologists, developmental biologists, anatomists, horticulturalists, and the general public for centuries.

Charles Darwin was the first scientist to demonstrate experimentally that some plants could actually attract, kill, digest, and absorb nutrients from insect prey; his book Insectivorous Plants .For centuries, carnivorous plants have carried an air of fascination and mystique unparalleled in the plant world.

Growing Carnivorous Plants is a comprehensive guide to identifying and cultivating these remarkable plants. From the well-known Venus flytrap to obscure African sundews, from the giant pitcher plant vines of Borneo the microscopic bladderworts of Florida, 5/5(1).Charles Darwin knew better, and the topsy-turvy ways of carnivorous plants enthralled him.

Insoon after he encountered his first carnivorous plant—the sundew Drosera —on an English heath, the author of Origin of Species wrote.