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Vabzdžiaėdžiai augalai ir jų aplinka – Carnivorous plants and their habitats

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. The beginning of the twentieth century represents an age of discovery and exploration – a time when our picture of the Earth remained incomplete and still filled with the unknown. The Guiana Highlands of Venezuela, northern Brazil and Guyana lay at the forefront of the minds of explorers – a remote land dominated by […]

. In 1978, Basset Maguire described two new species of marsh pitcher plants based on the findings of several expeditions to the Guiana Highlands of Venezuela, Guyana and Brazil which he and various colleagues at the New York Botanical Garden led during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.

. During 1838 and 1839, the celebrated German cartographer Robert Schomburgk was dispatched by the British Government to travel to the remote interior of the colony of British Guyana (now Guyana) to map the remote borders of the province and to survey the topography and geology of the territory. During the early 19th century, the […]

. In South America, on the summits of the vast plateaus of the Guiana Highlands, there grows a strange and little known group of carnivorous plants called the Heliamphora, or Marsh Pitcher Plants. Heliamphora was first discovered in 1838 by Robert Schomburgk, a cartographer who had been hired by the British government of the colony […]

ISBN: 978-0-939923-74-8 Pitcher plants are the largest and most beautiful of the world’s carnivorous plants and are viewed with fascination as objects of natural history and natural beauty by people of all ages, nationalities, and vocational callings. Pitcher Plants of the Americas is intended for a broad audience, and accordingly has been written in substantive yet […]

by Stewart McPherson, Andreas Wistuba, Andreas Fleischmann and Joachim Nerz This work is part of an exquisitely beautiful and uniquely detailed two volume monograph that provides the first complete study of the full diversity, ecology and taxonomy of all recognised species of the three genera of Sarraceniaceae (Darlingtonia, Heliamphora and Sarracenia). Sarraceniaceae of South America […]

by Stewart McPherson and Donald Schnell This work is part of an exquisitely beautiful and uniquely detailed two volume monograph that provides the first complete study of the full diversity, ecology and taxonomy of all recognised species of the three genera of Sarraceniaceae (Darlingtonia, Heliamphora and Sarracenia). Sarraceniaceae of North America examines all species of […]