Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Carnivorous plants are so named because they capture and digest tiny creatures for nutritional purposes, but new research published Thursday in the journal Annals of Botany suggests that...
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It’s a bad sign when even carnivorous plants decide to embrace a vegetarian lifestyle. A newly published study in New Phytologist journal has revealed the common Sundew plant is becoming so full from snacking on nitrogen deposits in Swedish bogs, that they’re eating fewer bugs.
The foot hills of the Western Ghats are a remarkable habitat. Formed of Laterite (a hard rock) outcrops, they are a barren land during summer.
In the kind of discovery seldom seen in modern biology, scientists say they have discovered a carnivorous Brazilian plant that uses sticky, subterranean leaves to catch and digest worms.
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Charles Darwin described the Venus Flytrap as 'one of the most wonderful plants in the world.'
Scientists in the United Kingdom are reporting evidence that consumption of insects contaminated with a toxic metal may be a factor in the mysterious global decline of meat-eating, or carnivorous, plants.
New Tel Aviv University research investigates anti-fungal agents in the sticky "pitchers" of carnivorous plants.
Scientists have traced the origin of the Venus flytrap and another predatory plant back to a single ancestor with sticky leaves.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.