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Jebel Hafeet biodiversity trail an eye-opener -
The survey aims at collecting data about terrestrial biodiversity all year round. The programme has successfully documented hundreds of species of animals, insects, birds, reptiles and plants in the emirate of Abu Dhabi — many of them endangered.

I am Groot: Is a walking, talking plant-person possible? - Fox News

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Plant communication even has some researchers in the new field of plant neurobiology considering the potential for leafy intelligence. Alien worlds, some scientists say, could theoretically birth sentient plants. But, Chamovitz said, such green ...

Michael Largo's 'Big, Bad Book of Botany' explains it all to you -
You have to wonder if he told his plants about his latest book, The Big, Bad Book of Botany: The World's Most Fascinating Flora (Morrow, 416 pages). They'd probably be pleased. A companion to his earlier volume The Big, Bad Book of Beasts, the new book ...

Carnivorous Plants/Insectivorous Plants

Santa Barbara - United States

Features colorful fact sheets from the Botanical Society of America. Learn about carnivorous plant species bizarre adaptations to low-nutrient environments and thier various stratiges for capturing thier incet prey.

United States

Rainbow Plant, Australian Pitcher Plant, Cobra Lilly, Venus Flytrap, Sundews, Tropical Pitcher Plants, Butterworts, Trumpet Pitcher Plants species descriptions and cultivation guide.

Carnivorous Plants and their Habitats

List of the 86 species of Nepenthes, with photos of many wild plants.

Carnivorous Plants and Their Habitats

Find photographs of carnivorous plant species in their natural habitats.

United States

Contains information about growing carnivorous plants, as well as scientific names, guides to propagation, artificial bogs, and terrariums.

Waltraud's Carnivorous Plants Homepage

Nutrient acquisition by different species of carnivorous plants.

United States

Information on the Sundews and Pitcher Plants that grow in the wet tropics of Australia.

United States

Find online news, articles, and plant information, along with interactive discussion forums dedicated to the carnivorous plants of Western Australia.

Medicinal plants
United States

Provides photographs and descriptions of a range of plants believed to have medicinal properties. Almost all our present medicines are derived from research on medicinal plants.


Detail on the Australian plant physiology textbook.

United States

Well-executed, time-lapse, QuickTime movies of plant growth and development - from Indiana Univ.