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New Tolkien-Themed Botany Book Describes the Plants of Middle-Earth - Mental Floss

Mental Floss
While reading The Lord of the Rings saga, it's hard not to notice J.R.R. Tolkien's clear love of nature. The books are replete with descriptions of lush foliage, rolling prairies, and coniferous forests. A new botany book builds on that knowledge ...

Jakartans find an oasis at the Flora and Fauna Expo 2017 - Jakarta Post

Jakarta Post
Jakartans find an oasis at the Flora and Fauna Expo 2017 A spot of green: Visitors attend the Flora and Fauna expo 2017 at Banteng Square in Central Jakarta on Tuesday. The exhibition, in which participants sell plants and pets, is being held for a ...

Get Out In A Canoe In Jackson Park For Park District Botany Event - DNAinfo

The Chicago Park District will lead tours of the new plants in Jackson Park from canoes on Friday. View Full Caption. DNAinfo/Sam Cholke. HYDE PARK — Kids can get off the shores of Jackson Park's lagoons to learn about all the new plants in the park.

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.