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Title:
The curious world of carnivorous plants : a comprehensive guide to their biology and cultivation
Author:
Barthlott, Wilhelm.
Uniform Title:
Karnivoren. English.
Edition:
English language edition.
Publication Information:
Portland, Or. : Timber Press, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
224 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
General Note:
"First published with the title Karnivoren: biologie und kultur fleischfressender pflanzen by Eugen Ulmer GmbH & Co., Stuttgart, Germany, c2004"--Colophon.
Language:
English
Contents:
The flowers of evil: an introduction -- Habitats -- Biogeography and diversity -- Attracting and trapping mechanisms -- Digestion of prey and nutrient uptake -- Prey -- Guests at the carnivores' table: the commensals -- Noncarnivorous animal-trapping plants -- The evolution of carnivory -- Growing carnivorous plants -- Nature conservation -- Bromeliaceae: pineapple family (bromeliads) -- Byblidaceae: rainbow plant family -- Cephalotaceae: Australian pitcher plant family -- Dioncophyllaceae: hookleaf family -- Droseraceae: sundew family -- Drosophyllaceae: Portuguese sundew family -- Lentibulariaceae: bladderwort family -- Nepenthaceae: Asian pitcher plant family -- Roridulaceae: bug plant family -- Sarraceniaceae: American pitcher plant family -- Animal-trapping liverworts -- Animal-trapping fungi -- The carnivorous plants of the world: a comprehensive listing from A to Z.
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780881927924
Format :
Book