The Carnivorous Plants

By: Lloyd, Francis Ernest

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0486233219 352 pages including index. An unabridged and unaltered republication of the work originally published by the Chronica Botanica Company in 1942 as Volume IX of "A New Series of Plant Science Books." The definitive study of the carnivorous (insectivorous) plants, those plants who possess a special trap for the capture and digestion of animal prey. Based on the analysis of actual plant material from all over the world, as well as the published literature, this thorough and scholarly work cover some 450 species of carnivoruos plants, including fungi. Arranged according to the increasing complexity of the plants' traps, the fourteen chapters cover Heliamphora, Sarracenia, Darlingtonia californica, Nepenthes, Cephalotus follicularis, Genlisea, Byblis, Drosophyllum lusitanicum, Pinguicula, Drosera, carnivorous fungi, Dionaea and Aldrovanda, the three genera Utricularia, Biovularia and Polypompholyx, and the Utricularia trap. Discusses habitat, appearance, distribution, leaf form and structure, the trap, absorption, digestion and so on. Front flyleaf removed. Covers protected with transparent mylar. Normal library markings. Average soiling and wear. Red X on bottom edge may be remainder mark.

Title: The Carnivorous Plants

Author Name: Lloyd, Francis Ernest

Categories: Natural History,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New York, Dover Pubns: 1976

ISBN Number: 0486233219

ISBN Number 13: 9780486233215

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 35105765

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