carnivorous plant


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carnivorous plant

[kär′niv·ə·rəs ′plant]
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Competition, disturbance and the carnivorous plant community in the southeastern United States.
Almost six decades on, Szesze has turned a former Christmas tree farm - tucked away in the Catoctin Mountain ridge of Maryland - into one of the richest nurseries for carnivorous plants in the country.
The trapping success of a carnivorous plant, Pinguicula vallisneriifolia: the cumulative effects of availability, attraction, retention and robbeiy of prey.
Rice is an expert on carnivorous plants at Sierra College's Rocklin campus in California.
CUTLINE: (1) Ashburnham teacher Katie Bennett spent her summer studying the carnivorous plant, Sarracenia purpurea, the northern pitcher plant.
This in itself is unusual since all other genera of carnivorous plants consist exclusively of carnivorous species--perhaps this is an indication of a the recent evolution of carnivory among bromeliads.
After a carnivorous plant has captured its prey, it dissolves the meal to absorb nutrients.
All carnivorous plants need light for photosynthesis (Luttge 1983), yet, surprisingly, no study has so far considered irradiance as a major factor in determining carnivorous plant responses.
Also known as the Californian pitcher flower or - even better - the cobra lily, this carnivorous plant doesn't just seem to be from another continent, but another planet entirely.
The importance of pitcher size in prey capture in the carnivorous plant, Sarracenia alata Wood (Sarraceniaceae).
ONE of the greatest collections of carnivorous plants ever displayed will go on show at Chester Zoo this summer as part of the European Carnivorous Plant Expo.