Vabzdžiaėdžiai augalai ir jų aplinka – Carnivorous plants and their habitats

Ieškomi įrašai Nepenthes

. In 1658, the first pitcher plant of the genus Nepenthes was described on the island of Madagascar by the French naturalist and explorer Etienne de Flacourt. Over the 350 years since that discovery, a further 120 species of pitcher plants have been discovered across South East Asia, and today, it is clear that the […]

. In 1956 Professor Willem Meijer, a dutch botanist studying the flora of Sumatra, collected a herbarium specimen of a strange pitcher plant which he found on Mount Tujuh located in what is now the Mount Kerinci National Park. At the time, it was acknowledged that the plant was somewhat unusual in shape, however evidently […]

. In general terms, the flora and fauna of Australia displays clear differences to that of South East Asia, especially the major islands of the Sunda Shelf. This distinction in plant and animal life led the 19th century naturalist Alfred Russell Wallace to propose a theoretical boundary line to distinguish the wildlife of the two […]

. In August 2007, I had the opportunity to visit the island of Sulawesi with a friend Greg Bourke, to study a little known pitcher plant called Nepenthes glabrata which is endemic to elevated habitats of central Sulawesi between 1,600 and 2,000 meters above sea level. Sulawesi is an island of great diversity a melting […]

It is my pleasure to write to you to announce that the following brand new books have been printed and will soon arrive for distribution: Aldrovanda – The Waterwheel Plant by Adam Cross This spectacular 249 page work is the first comprehensive monograph of Aldrovanda, the extraordinary carnivorous “Waterwheel Plant”. Known for trapping aquatic prey between jaw-like […]

. At the start of the twenty first century, approximately 120 species of Nepenthes have been discovered across the Old World continents. The overwhelming majority of species within this genus occur exclusively in South East Asia with the greatest diversity to be found on the great islands of Borneo and Sumatra. Generally Nepenthes sp. occur […]

Jei kam norisi pabuvoti džiunglėse, bet neranda galimybių ten nuvykti, galima daryti kiek kitaip – pasikviesti džiungles pas save. Ne vienas turime įsirengę terariumą su tropiniais gyvūnais – ropliais, varliagyviais, auginame įvairius džiunglių augalus – orchidėjas, paparčius, bromelijas ir kitus. Vienas iš galimų būdų, kaip įsirengti nedidelį džiunglių kampelį ant palangės – tropikinių lianų auginimas.