Carnivorous plants questions.

Observer NOSPAM at earthlink.net
Sun Sep 15 13:09:14 EST 2002


Which one of these could I use for politicians?

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"Cereoid+10" <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message
news:AHxa9.275$zx6.24178700 at newssvr17.news.prodigy.com...
> Dear Patrick,
>
> You have heard wrong. Genuine carnivorous plants occur in six different
> plant families.
>
> Three families have leaves that act as fly paper or active traps.
>
> Droseraceae (Drosera, Drosophyllum, Dionaea, Aldrovanda)
> Byblidaceae (Byblis)
> Lentibulariaceae (Utricularia, Genlisea, Pinguicula)
>
> Pitcher plants are found in three very different plant families.
>
> Sarraceniaceae (Sarracenia, Darlingtonia, Heliamphora)
> Nepenthaceae (Nepenthes)
> Cephalotaceae (Cephalotus)
>
> Spiny desert plant are not carnivorous. There are no carnivorous plants
> among the monocots. Some bromeliads have a water filled leaf crown but
they
> are not carnivorous. Many plant have glandular hairy leaves and/or stems
> that trap insects and are mistaken for carnivorous plants.
>
> Never heard of the "Madagascar Parrot plant". Is it a common name for a
> species of Nepenthes?
>
> See the carnivorous plant home page for more info.
> http://www.carnivorousplants.org/
>
>
> Patrick D. Rockwell <hnhc85a at prodigy.net> wrote in message
> news:Wnva9.223$kX5.21887183 at newssvr17.news.prodigy.com...
> > I know about 5 basic kinds of carnivorous plants. Venus fly traps,
Pitcher
> > plants, Sundews, Butterworts, & Bladderworts. Are there others? I don't
> mean
> > subspecies of the abve, like different types of Sundews or Pitcher
plants.
> I
> > heard that there is something called the Madagascar Parrot plant which
is
> > insectivorous. Does anyone know about this? Where can I get the
> information.
> > What about the Century plant. Is that carnivorous? Thanks in advance for
> the
> > information.
> >
> > --
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------
> > Patrick D. Rockwell
> >
> >
>
>
>





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