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Radio 4's Plants: from Roots to Riches: This bone-dry botany show isn't going ... - The Independent

The Independent
So I probably wasn't the ideal listener for Radio 4's new mega-series Plants: from Roots to Riches, which promised to "explore our changing relationship with plants since the birth of botany". On the other hand, perhaps Professor Kathy Willis, Head of ...

A whistle-stop tour of the wonderful world of botany -
Given the British passion for gardening you'd think Plants: From Roots to Riches (Radio 4, daily) would be a guaranteed success with the audience. Botany, however, is a science, digging deeper than Gardeners' Question Time, and natural science is what ...

BRIAN CARTER: Flora and fauna - Torquay Herald Express

Torquay Herald Express
ONCE again I was under the spell of photosynthesis as it worked on behalf of many plants. The green of summer-leafing trees and the colour of new flowers contributed to summer's poetry. The countryside close to the three towns of Torbay emphasised this.

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.