carnivorous plant


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carnivorous plant

[kär′niv·ə·rəs ′plant]
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To be sure, certain passages in this text read like speculative fiction themselves, and we should keep in mind that Darwin's work on carnivorous plants did not proceed independently of his ideas on natural selection and universal common descent.
Most common carnivorous plants use leaves above the ground to trap their prey.
Tim Bailey, Chairman of the UK Carnivorous Plant Society, tasked with organizing this year's event said: "The event will bring together the biggest display of carnivorous plants ever seen in Europe.
Predation on black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) by the carnivorous plant Pinguicula vulgaris (Lentibulariaceae) in northern Sweden.
Structure and properties of the glandular surface in the digestive zone of the pitcher in the carnivorous plant Nepenthes ventrata and its role in insect trapping and retention.
Often omitted are Darwin's studies on plant reproduction, especially pollination biology, and carnivorous plants (Darwin, 1862, 1900, 1986).
Sometimes carnivorous plants take days, not minutes, to soak up the bug juice.
A long passage from carnivorous plant documenter Jim Miller, who has first-hand witnessed the vast habitat destruction of the southeastern United States, is especially poignant.
They also love Sunny, the solar-powered elephant who squirts water out of his trunk, and they like the carnivorous plants because they eat bugs,'' said Reiley.
The first Broadway bow for the long-running off-Broadway hit about the carnivorous plant, penned by late gay lyricist Howard Ashman and his best-known composer, Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid).
in only nine hours, is a spectacular example of the episodic nature of insect capture by a carnivorous plant species.