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The curious world of carnivorous plants : a comprehensive guide to their biology and cultivation  Cover Image Book Book

The curious world of carnivorous plants : a comprehensive guide to their biology and cultivation / by Wilhelm Barthlott ... [et al.] ; [translation by Michael L.C. Ashdown].

Barthlott, Wilhelm. (Added Author). Ashdown, Michael. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780881927924
  • ISBN: 0881927929
  • Physical Description: 224 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: English language ed.
  • Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2007.

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General Note:
"First published with the title Karnivoren: biologie und kultur fleischfressender pflanzen by Eugen Ulmer GmbH & Co., Stuttgart, Germany, c2004"--Colophon.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-218) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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: Carnivorous plants.

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Independence Branch 583.887 C975w 2007 (Text) 33126012593095 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 07/13/2024

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