Carnivorous plants questions.
cereoid at prodigy.net
Sun Sep 15 18:17:50 EST 2002
Observer <NOSPAM at earthlink.net> wrote in message
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> Which one of these could I use for politicians?
> "Cereoid+10" <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message
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> > 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
> > 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,
> > > plants, Sundews, Butterworts, & Bladderworts. Are there others? I
> > mean
> > > subspecies of the abve, like different types of Sundews or Pitcher
> > I
> > > heard that there is something called the Madagascar Parrot plant which
> > > insectivorous. Does anyone know about this? Where can I get the
> > information.
> > > What about the Century plant. Is that carnivorous? Thanks in advance
> > the
> > > information.
> > >
> > > --
> > > ---------------------------------------------------------------
> > > Patrick D. Rockwell
> > >
> > >
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