Trifid 2008/2

Utricularia delphinoides – sapphire jewel of the East

Martin Spousta

There are lots of secrets about trying to keep this plant outside of its natural environment. Important information about natural habitats are also in the article.

A. Lowrie's window

Allen Lowrie (translation by Zdeněk Žáček)

A taxonomic revision of Drosera section Stolonifera, part I. A great description of the first two species of the tuberous sundews group, Drosera fimbriata and Drosera humilis.

Forgotten heliamphora – Heliamphora macdonaldae

Stewart McPherson (translation by Zdeněk Žáček)

There are still many differences between H. tatei and H. macdonaldae. It is a pity that many growers think about this unique plant only as a H. tatei variety.

Pitcher plants in "in vitro" culture

Michal Kouba

An useful article about in vitro technique with a stress on how to clamp down possible contamination.

A report about the visit to carnivorous plants locations in the Třeboň basin

Adam Veleba

The author visited many bog fields and wet meadows in the Třeboň area where a large majority of Czech carnivorous plants grow. There are many carnivorous species found in quite small area and the author describes the findings of six of them.

What is interesting in the Liberec Botanical Garden: Heliconias – Plants of legends

Miloslav Studnička

Heliconias are very tall tropical plants with flowers pollinated by humming birds. The name is not the only thing which is divine and mythological.

Mirek Zacpal's Australian diary – Drosera binata on rocks

Mirek Zacpal

A trip to the Blue Mountains was very successful and the author found many examples of this famous plant growing in a very broad temperature scale.

Interinfo: supplement about not only Darwiniana events and other informations

Fungal and bacterial diseases of plants – fytotoxicity of fungicid agents

Veronika Krejčová

Short articles