Pitcher Plants of the Americas by Stewart Mcpherson

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Published by McDonald and Woodward Publishing Company .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Flowers - General,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Plants - General,
  • America,
  • Classification,
  • Identification,
  • Pitcher plants

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9813194M
ISBN 100939923750
ISBN 109780939923755

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It is very well written and easy to understand. The photography is spectacular. This book will give one a better understanding of the pitcher plants native to North and South America. Pitcher Plants of the Americas is an informative, visually rich overview of the five genera of pitcher plants that occur in North, Middle, and South America - a group that includes three genera of true pitcher plants (Darlingtonia, Heliamphora, and Sarracenia) and two genera of.

This book presents the most extensive general review of the pitcher plants of the Americas yet undertaken - it is a substantive overview of the systematics, biology, ecology, biogeography, and conservation of the five genera of American pitcher plants (s.l.), including three genera of true pitcher plants (Darlingtonia, Heliamphora, and Sarracenia) and two genera of/5.

Stewart Mcpherson has 23 books on Goodreads with ratings. Stewart Mcpherson’s most popular book is Pitcher Plants of the Americas. About this book. Pitcher plants are the largest and most beautiful of the world's carnivorous plants and are viewed with fascination as objects of Pitcher Plants of the Americas book history and natural beauty.

Pitcher Plants of the Americas is intended for a broad audience, and accordingly has been written in substantive yet. Pitcher plants include the largest and most beautiful of the worlds carnivorous plants, plants that are viewed with fascination by people of all ages, nationalities and walks of life.

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The concluding chapters of Pitcher Plants of the Americas summarize the current conservational status of each family of American pitcher plants in terms of the nature and extent of habitat loss and the resulting threat of extinction, and the study closes by considering the various successful conservation approaches and initiatives which are.

New Book Features Brocchinia and Catopsis Species Review by Karen Andreas. I have to report that I am thrilled to find considerable information about three rarely cultivated and little-known bromeliads in Pitcher Plants of the Americas by Steward McPherson.

"This newest book is most unusual. It treats, for the first time as a group, the pitcher plants of the New World: those in the Sarraceniaceae and Bromeliaceae. Even more extraordinary is that Pitcher Plants of the Americas is written by a broadly educated British geographer who is only in his young 20s.

The photographs in Pitcher Plants of the Americas are generally outstanding, and alone. Dec 08,  · Pitcher Plants of the Americas Pitcher Plants of the Americas is up-to-date, comprehensive, focused, well illustrated, and visually beautiful.

It is technically written yet is accessible to specialist and non-specialist audiences and will be a valued source of information, reference book, and spectacular overview of the group that will appeal.

Pitcher Plants of the Americas. by Stewart McPherson. Pitcher Plants of the Americas is a detailed study of the natural diversity and wild ecology of the five genera of American pitcher plants (Brocchinia, Catopsis, Darlingtonia, Heliamphora and Sarracenia). Jun 01,  · Pitcher Plants of the Americas.

McDonald and Woodward; Blacksburg, VA, viii + pp. Hardback, ISBN$ [also as paperback, ISBN$]. If National Geographic magazine were to publish a book on pitcher plants, it might resemble this one, which has excellent color photographs and line drawings. Pitcher Plants of the Americas – Hardbackby Stewart McPhersonPublished by McDonald and Woodward Publishing (distributed by Redfern)ISBN: Pages: Images: Page size: x mmCover: hardcover with dust jacketPitcher 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.

Pitcher plants are several different carnivorous plants which have modified leaves known as pitfall traps—a prey-trapping mechanism featuring a deep cavity filled with digestive brokenrranch.com traps of what are considered to be "true" pitcher plants are formed by specialized leaves.

The. Beautiful and easy to grow, American Pitcher Plants (Sarracenia) may be the most ravenous and under appreciated plants in horticulture. The bizarre and often handsome leaves can catch thousands of nasty insects such as ants, flies, and wasps.

Their flowers are showy, brilliant and very unusual -. The North American Pitcher plant or Sarracenia is a type of carnivorous plant that habits the great lakes, the eastern seaboard, Texas and southeastern Canada, most.

Pitcher Plants of the Americas by Stewart McPherson is a very nice addition to any carnivorous plant enthusiast's library. It is very well written and easy to understand. The photography is spectacular.

This book will give one a better understanding of the pitcher plants native to North and South America.3/5(1). Pitcher Plants of the Americas. [12] [13] McDonald and Woodward Publishing Company. The standard author abbreviation brokenrranch.comson is used to indicate this.

pitchers of flowers - Pitcher Plants Pitcher Plants of the Americas. This book presents the most extensive general review of the pitcher plants of the Americas yet undertaken - it is a substantive overview of the systematics, biology, ecology, biogeography, and conservation of the five genera of American pitcher plants (s.l.), including three.

How to Use Pitcher Plants in Gardens and Containers Breeders continue to produce more and more new varieties each year, Avent says. In Europe, they're highly prized as cut flowers. While people often think of tropical pitcher plants, in the garden, they can be used in climates to Zone 4, Avent says.

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The first book to be released is Pitcher Plants of the Americas– an uniquely detailed study of the natural diversity and wild ecology of the American pitcher plants (Brocchinia, Catopsis, Darlingtonia,Heliamphora, and Sarracenia).This work intended to be the most.

Pitcher plant, any carnivorous plant with pitcher-shaped leaves that form a passive pitfall trap. Pitcher plants are found in a wide range of habitats with poor soil conditions and rely on carnivory to obtain nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus. Pitcher plants of the Americas is an informative, fully illustrated exploration of these beautiful plants.

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No renewals are allowed for books, magazines and videos on reserve. Dec 04,  · Following on from the author's Pitcher Plants of the Americas and Glistening Carnivores (), these two volumes cover the Old World pitcher plants, the genera Nepenthes (Nepenthaceae) and the monotypic south-western Australian endemic Cephalotus (Cephalotaceae).

In keeping with the earlier volumes, this new work is lavishly illustrated with photographs, many of which were taken by the Cited by: 3. 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 other small animals. The pitcher plants of the Old World also trap the largest prey of all carnivorous plants, including on rare occasions.

This covers pitcher plants species from Canada to the tip of South America. This is an in depth book covering all 5 genera of pitcher plants including over 45 species and hybrids. There are over color photographs and these alone make the book worth the price.

Apr 30,  · The pitcher plant is a type of plant that eats insects, also called a carnivorous plant. They are rare and unique. Typical plants consume nutrients from the soil, but carnivorous plants are found in nutrient-poor soil. They get their nutrition from insects they "catch," after converting them into a form they can digest or absorb.

American Pitcher Plants (Sarracenia) Native to the Southeastern United States, the American pitcher plant or Sarracenia pitcher plants are an impressive carnivorous plant to behold.

They produce elegant, hollow leaves that are able to trap hoards of unsuspecting wasps, flies, beetles and many other insects. Book review Pitcher Plants of the Americas, Stewart McPherson. The McDonald&WoodwardPublishing Company,Blacksburg, Virginia, USA (). viii + pp., ISBN The pitcher plants of Asia, the Nepenthes, grow pitchers from the ends of the leaves.

The pitcher plants of America, the Sarracenia, grow pitchers up from the roots. A pitcher plant is a carnivorous plant (also called as Insectivorous plant). Carnivorous plants are plants that eat insects and other small animals.

Svetainėje esančią informaciją galima kopijuoti ir platinti tik administracijai leidus (plačiau). Mar 22,  · Continuing in the vein of the author's Pitcher Plants of the Americas, Glistening Carnivores and Pitcher Plants of the Old World, these two volumes are a testament to Stewart McPherson's fascination with the world of carnivorous plants – few modern authors manage such sustained productivity.

As his readers have come to expect, the new volumes Cited by: Aug 09,  · Pitcher plants are carnivorous plants able to use their tube-shaped leaves to trap and digest insects. The insects are drawn in by a sweet nectar and visual lures. The inside of the tube is often too slippery for the insect to climb out.

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Orders containing only soil or other non-perishables will ship at the normal flat rate of $5. Mar 29,  · How to Grow Sarracenia (North American Pitcher Plants). North American pitcher plants are easy to grow once you know what they need. Since they are carnivorous plants, they'll get all the nutrients they need by catching insects.

Restrain. pitcher plants. In carnivorous plant: Trap types and digestion of traps and employ a hollow, lidded leaf filled with liquid to passively collect and digest prey. Flypaper traps can be active or passive and rely on sticky mucilage, either directly on the leaf surface (butterworts) or on gland-tipped hairs (sundews), to capture prey.

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Pitcher Plants of the Americas. Stewart McPherson. 18 Dec Hardback. unavailable.Pitcher plant bogs of the Little River Canyon National Preserve in northern Alabama contain the federally endangered green pitcher plant (Sarracenia oreophila (Kearney) Wherry).

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