Top botanists will be on hand to give demonstrations and offer advice and a range of carnivorous
plant species will be on sale.
plants are generalists, with a diet that includes diverse animals such as insects, arachnids, gastropods, and other arthropods (Alcala and Dominguez, 2003).
After tentatively putting my fingers in a carnivorous
plant at this year's Gardeners World show, I was warned to read a tale by a rather disturbed individual who just had to ask the question, "Can Venus flytraps digest human flesh?
The team''s interest was sparked after two Christian missionaries discovered the giant carnivorous
plants on an ill-fated ascent up Mount Victoria in 2000.
New Words: food carnivorous
meat eaters insects bug juice
Like the carnivorous
plant in the play The Little Shop of Horrors, Venus flytraps, bladderworts, sun dews, and other plants that digest insects and other small creatures were once considered unnatural.
In France, Gdmez-Arcos became a novelist, writing all of his ensuing works in French, including The Carnivorous
Lamb, which won the prestigious Prix Hermes in 1975.
The book does not pretend to be a guide to the cultivation of carnivorous
plants in the formal sense, though the brief chapter on cultivation and horticulture includes a few general growing tips along with commercial sources of plants.
Together their voyages of discovery pit them against chupacabra, cave monkeys, carnivorous
plants, skunk apes, yeti, and many more monstrous denizens of terrible jungles in which no man can bear to ask for directions and listen to the answer.
Similarly armed, Odette Hughes and Antoine Vereecken enter the fray like a pair of carnivorous
insects set on devouring each other.
Includes links to descriptions of other carnivorous
However, aquaculture has begun to raise concerns, especially with regard to practices involving carnivorous
species that are higher on the food chain and cannot be fully domesticated.