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You will find for each species culture profile a section entitled "Level" that will allow you to know quickly the difficulty culture of the concerned plant. This ranking is bare of mercantile vision.

It is established by us, from our long experience in carnivorous plant culture (more than 30 years) and completed by our customers feedback about the difficulty encountered in the conservation of their own plants.

THE MENTIONS :

Level: Beginner.

The carnivorous plant ranked in this level are perfect for novices or beginners. They will allow him to become familiar with basic techniques. In three years he will be able to cultivate more sensitive species reserved for amateurs.

Level: Amateur.

The carnivorous plants ranked in this level will be appealing for the amateur. He will feel with them the pleasure of succeeding growing less malleable carnivorous plants  but so desirable both by their beauty endearing forms.

Level: Experienced Amateur.

Carnivorous plants ranked in this level are reserved for experienced amateurs. Here patience is highlighted as a gardener's vital vertue.

Wait seven to ten years before purchasing such plants because any error, however a small one will result in the loss of the plant.

 

 

  • Aldrovanda

    A lonely species living in Europa, Africa, Japan, Asia and Australia. The traps are 5 mm to 7 mm long reminding those of venus flytrap. Very fast closure. Preys: Proies : water fleas, cyclops... Digestion : enzymes. Assimilation : through glands. Active carnivrous plant.

  • Brocchinia

    Five species of which 2 are proto-carnivorous. Living in South America. Cornet-shaped traps. The insects are catched by slipping down and drowing. Preys: insects. Digestion : only by bacteria. Assimilation: through glandular hairs called trichome. Passive carnivorous plant.

  • Byblis

    More than Plus de 7 species living in Australia. Sticky traps. Leaves with translucent glandular hairs. Capture by secreting a sticky mixture. Preys: flies, butterflies ... Digestion: enzyme. Assimilation: through glands. Active carnivorous plant.

  • Catopsis

    Covers many species living in South America and Central America, one of which is proto-carnivorous. Trap: gutter. Capturing the insect by slipping and drowning. Preys: various insects. Digestion: bacteria. Assimilation remains unclear.

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  • Cephalotus

    A single species in Australia. Pitcher traps are moccasin-shaped. Capturing the insects by slipping and drowning. Prey: various insects and arthropods. Digestion: enzymes. Assimilation: through glands. Passive carnivorous plant.

  • Darlingtonia

    A single species living in California and Oregon. Pitcher traps are snake-shaped. The preys are catched by slipping. Prey: insects. Digestion: bacteria. Assimilation through glands. Passive carnivorous plant.

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  • Dionaea

    A single species living in South and North Carolina and cultivars obtained recently. Traps jaws-shaped. Capture by rapidly and dramatically closing. Prey: insects, molluscs, small vertebrates. Digestion: enzymes. Assimilation through glands. Active carnivorous plant.

  • Drosera

    More than 186 species and many varieties and forms as well as natural and horticol hybrids. Ubiquitous genus. Sticky traps, leaves with glandular hairs more or less red colored. Capture with a sticky mucilage. Prey: insects. Digestion: enzymes. Assimilation: through glands. Active carnivorous plant.

  • Drosophylum

    A single species living in Portugal, south Spain and north Africa. Sticky traps. Leaves with glandular hairs red colored. Capture by secreting a sticky mucilage. Prey: butterflies, flies, crane flies... Digestion: Enzymes. Assimilation: through glands. Passive carnivorous plant.

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  • Genlisea

    More than 21 species living in South America, tropical Africa and Madagascar. Traps very special from 3 cm to 15 cm long buried in the ground and forming tube with a forked end. Prey: protozoa, tiny worms. Digestion: enzymes. Assimilation: through glands. Passive carnivorous plant.

  • Heliamphora

    More than 18 species living in Guyana and Venezuela, plus several horticultural varieties and hybrids. Pitcher traps, capture by slipping and drowning. Prey: insects. Assimilation: unknown. Passive carnivorous plant.

  • Ibicella

    A single species living in Brazil. Traps: the plant is covered with glandular hairs that secrete a sticky mucilage. Prey: insects. Digestion: enzymes. Assimilation: through glands. Passive carnivorous plant.

  • Nepenthes

    More than 113 species, many varieties and forms, horticol and natural hybrids. Living in south east asia, Madagascar, India, Australia and New Caledonia. Pitcher traps, capture by slipping and drowning. Prey: insects and exceptionally frogs and rats. Digestion: enzymes, bacteria. Assimilation: through glands. Plant dioecious. Passive carnivorous plant.

  • Novice

    The beginners area. The carnivorous plant ranked in this level are perfect for novices or beginners. They will allow him to become familiar with basic techniques. In three years he will be able to cultivate more sensitive species reserved for amateurs.

  • Paepalanthus

    485 species of which only one proto-carnivorous. Living in South America. Traps gutter-shaped. Capture by slipping and drowning. Prey: insects, Coleoptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera ... Digestion: bacteria. Assimilation: through glands. Passive carnivorous plant.

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  • Pinguicula

    More than 96 species and numerous varieties and forms as well as natural and horticultural hybrids. Living in the Northern Hemisphere but also in the Andes, Caribbean, Central America. Sticky traps. The leaves and flower stalks have glandular translucent hairs. Capture by secreting a sticky mucilage. Prey: small insects. Digestion: enzymes. Assimilation: through glands. Active carnivorous plant.

  • Roridula

    Two species living in South Africa. Glue traps. Leaves with reddish glandular hairs that secrete a sticky mucilage. Prey: insects. Digestion and assimilation: none. Non-carnivorous plants.

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  • Sarracenia

    16 species, many varieties and forms, as well as natural and horticol hybrids, and clones. Living in North America. Traps horn or trumpet-shaped. Capture by slipping and drowning. Prey: ants, wasps ... Digestion: enzymes and bacteria. Assimilation: through glands. Passive carnivorous plant.

  • Triphyophyllum

    Several species, including one carnivore. The plant grows in West Africa, in the states of Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast. Glue traps has, stalked glands and sessile glands that release digestive enzymes. The prey are diverse: Diptera, Coleoptera, Arachnida ...

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  • Utricularia

    More than 225 species (including Biovularia and Polypompholyx). Ubiquitous, terrestrial, aquatic or epiphytic plants. Bladder-shaped traps. Capture by suction. Prey: small invertebrates. Digestion: enzymes. Assimilation: through glands. Active carnivorous plant.
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