Biology News
Central Otago's indigenous biodiversity endangered - The Southland Times

The Southland Times
Some small spindly-looking wind-blown plants are scattered in patches across the landscape at the Chapman Road Scientific Reserve - an inland saline area on the outskirts of Alexandra. It looks barren with little vegetation. But everything is not ...

Creighton botanists work to revive the vital but academically neglected field ... - Omaha World-Herald

Omaha World-Herald
While the number of students in Nebraska who study botany or plant biology is steady, taxonomy — the traditional discipline of recognizing and classifying plants and knowing where they grow — has been abandoned in many academic circles, said Mary Ann ...

Drought would bring extinction of flora, fauna - Mehr News Agency - English Version

Mehr News Agency - English Version
“The water stress in the long run wrecks significant change into natural settings; in a course of 10-20 years, drought would damage the flora and fauna of the region up to near extinction,” Azizi asserted, “drought significantly affects plants growth ...

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.