Pinguicula of Latin America


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There is minor wear to the dust jacket on the top front corner, the book is still shrink wrapped and ‘As new’.

Pinguicula of Latin America Authors: , , , , , , , , Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Redfern Natural History Productions Ltd
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Pages: 362 Illustrations and other contents: Colour photographs ISBN: 8010000029224 Categories: , Tag:

Pinguicula of Latin America is the second volume of a series of two books that document all carnivorous butterworts (Pinguicula) of the world, for the very first time and in unparalleled detail.

These spectacular carnivorous plants produce leaves lined with tiny tentacles tipped with droplets of glistening, sticky mucus. Small insects become affixed to the sticky, fly-paper leaves of Pinguicula, die and are digested offering the plant nutrients to grow.

In this volume, all Pinguicula taxa from Latin American countries (including the Caribbean) are documented in lavish detail. The morphology, diversity, taxonomy and botanical history of all recognised taxa is described in depth in clear English prose. All descriptions are accompanied with numerous spectacular images covering many Pinguiculataxa that have never been photographed before.

Weight2.15 kg

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