The Carnivorous Plant FAQ v. 11.5
- courtesy of -
The International Carnivorous Plant Society

Nepenthes gracilis
Nepenthes gracilis

Drosera binata
Drosera binata
Kinds of Carnivorous Plants

This section of the FAQ is dedicated to taxonomy (botanical classification). The first few pages discuss background, general information. After that I describe aspects of each genus of carnivorous and "para-carnivorous" plants. I even throw in some information about non-carnivorous plants that folks ask me about because of tenuous or perceived connections to carnivorous plants.

I warn you right now, O Gentle FAQ Reader...the geekness factor of the FAQ gets stratospherically high in this part of the FAQ, especially where I start talking about the individual species. The joke factor is low, the fact density is high. Strap yourself in, you're going for a ride!

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Revised: January 2012
©Barry Rice, 2005