Pitcher plants of Sarawak

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Published by National History Publications (Borneo) in Kota Kinabalu, Sarawak .

Written in English

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StatementCharles Clarke and Ch"ien Lee.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3448425M
LC Control Number2005345689

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The first part of this book is a general introduction, while the second discusses each of the species (plus several natural hybrids) in detail. Ch'ien Lee's beautiful photographs make this an extremely attractive and useful guide.

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The book is presented in an convenient pocket-size format and is divided into two main parts. The first part introduces the reader to pitcher plants in general, while the second discusses each of the species plus several natural hybrids in detail. About this book. Sarawak is home to 25 species of Nepenthes, some of which have only recently been discovered.

The first part of this book is a general introduction, while the second discusses each of the species (plus several natural hybrids) in detail.

The author and his wife made annual trips for 12 years to Sabah and Sarawak to study and photograph pitcher plants in their natural habitat. Besides species description and distribution, there are chapters on history, biology and ecology.

Numerous color photos. pages. Pitcher Plants of Sarawak Paperback – Dec 31 by C. Clarke (Author), C. Lee (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Paperback, Dec 31 "Please retry" CDN$ CDN$ Reviews: 2. ISBN: Pages: Images: Page size: x mm Cover format: Hardcover with dust jacket Publication date: June Pitcher plants include the largest and most spectacular of all carnivorous plants.

So-called because they produce highly specialised foliage that takes the form of hollow, water-filled "pitchers", these extraordinary plants lure and prey upon arthropods and.

(Redirected from Pitcher Plants of Sarawak) A hand-coloured lithograph of N. bongso from Pieter Willem Korthals 's " Over het geslacht Nepenthes " ofgenerally regarded as the first monograph on the genus.

This list of Nepenthes literature is a listing of major published works dealing with the tropical pitcher plants of the genus Nepenthes. Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of the Borneo is a lavishly illustrated overview of the thirty nine species of Bornean pitcher plants (Nepenthes).

Several species featured in this work have been discovered extremely recently, and the images included in this work are among the first to /5(7).

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Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of the Borneo is a lavishly illustrated overview of the thirty nine species of Bornean pitcher plants (Nepenthes).

Several species featured in this work have been discovered extremely recently, and the images included in this work are among the first to be published. The pitcher plant is also known by many as Eve’s cup, fly-catcher, flytrap, huntsman’s cup, smallpox plant and water-cup, and is found in abundance in Sarawak.

One need not go. However, in their book, Pitcher Plants of Borneo, Anthea Phillipps, Anthony Lamb and Ch'ien Lee pointed out that the plants exhibit influences of N. fusca, such as a triangular lid and an elongated neck. Growing Carnivorous Plants by Barry A.

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A Guide To The Pitcher Plants Of Sabah - Charles Clarke, Natural History Publications (Borneo). Imported. Condition is Very Good. The covers are slightly wrinkled, but the pages are Rating: % positive. Padawan Pitcher Plant Garden – Kuching This is a brief description of the Padawan Pitcher Plant Garden in Kota Padawan, which is about thirty minutes drive south of Kuching, Sarawak.

It serves as a lovely introduction and an opportunity to have a closer look at the various types of pitcher plants found in Borneo, particularly in Sarawak. Nepenthes rafflesiana var.

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For over 30 years, we have grown and sold the widest variety of carnivorous plants in the United States. Venus flytraps, American pitcher plants, sundews, butterworts, bladderworts, tropical pitcher plants and others - all commercially cultivated for either the curious beginner or the discriminating collector who wants the highest quality plants.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Fringed Pitcher-Plant) Nepenthes tentaculata / nɪˈpɛnθiːz tɛnˌtækjʊˈlɑːtə /, or the fringed pitcher-plant, is a tropical pitcher plant with a wide distribution across Borneo and Sulawesi. It grows at altitudes of – m.

Borneo has about 3, species of trees, more than 1, species of orchids (some of the most beautiful being the rarest and most endangered) and more than 50 carnivorous pitcher plant species.

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59 $ shipping. Carnivorous Plant Newsletter Vol Number 1, Marchpages 4 - 9. Technical Refereed Contribution. A new variety of Drosera spatulata (Droseraceae) from Sarawak, Borneo. Andreas Fleischmann • D Munich • Germany Ch’ien C. Lee • Kuching • Sarawak • Malaysia.

Keywords: New taxa: Borneo, Drosera spatulata. Botanical history. Nepenthes albomarginata was first collected by Thomas Lobb in It was formally described a year later by John Lindley in The Gardeners' Chronicle. The species was introduced into cultivation in the United Kingdom in In the book Pitcher-Plants of Borneo, N.

albomarginata is given the vernacular name white-collared pitcher-plant. Hewitt-Cooper Carnivorous Plants is owned and operated by Nigel Hewitt-Cooper, who has been captivated by these plants for over 40 years. Keep in Touch Sign up for our newsletter and be the first to know about special promotions.

We visited the pitcher plant garden today, as a former grower of carnivorous plants in the UK I loved this place. 55 different varieties of pitcher plant (a sample of each of Borneo’s species from the low lands) this is a comprehensive collection that deserves your time and4/5(10).

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Comb Ridge and its people; the ethnohistory of a rock. pitcher is its own ecosystem, with both insect scavengers and predators living in the fluid (Hua & Li ). According to the Sarawak Wildlife Protection Ordinanceall Nepenthes spp.

are categorized as protected plants in Sarawak. A total of 36 pitcher plant species has been recorded in Borneo (Phillipps et al. Two groups of plants exhibit such intriguing behavior that a century and a half ago they attracted the attention of Charles Darwin.

These same plants, the orchids and the carnivorous plants, still. The tubular funnels of pitcher plants trap and digest any insects unlucky enough to get caught in the carnivorous flower's grasp.

According to The Southern Living Garden Book, the plants are carnivorous to make up for the nutrient-poor soils in which they grow: "Pitcher plants compensate by obtaining these nutrients from the creatures they consume, including insects, spiders, and the.

This book invites you to a superb wilderness experience in the Maliau Basin, Borneo's mysterious Lost World. One of the most pristine natural features remaining in Borneo, it has fired the imagination of all wanting to enjoy its natural treasures. The Maliau Basin is. The incredible relationships between ants and pitcher plants have been in the news lately, so it might be time to summarize some of the most recent discoveries.

Ant drinking nectar from the peristome of an upper pitcher of Nepenthes rafflesiana. Bako National Park, Sarawak, Borneo. Photograph from Wikimedia. Pitcher Plants – An Introduction. The pitcher plants develop jug-shaped leaves or leaf extensions to trap animals.

Among the seven genera of pitcher plants, Nepenthesis the largest genus in the tropics and is mostly distributed in the Malesia region, with its highest diversity occurring in Borneo.

The pitchers have nectar that is attractive to ants and other arthropods. Bog Garden for Carnivorous Plants: Nothing livens up a classroom windowsill like some predator / prey action.

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Malesiana Tropicals in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, is a reliable source of nursery-grown pitcher plants (telephone: 60 82 ; fax: 60 82 ; ).

Another good Web site is hosted by the International Carnivorous Plant Society at ecosystems.

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