Trifid 2012/3&4

Our Librarian Introduces: Australian Carnivorous Plants

Adam Veleba

Greg Bourke & Richard Nunn’s book review.

Nepenthes micramphora – a New Species from the Philippines

Dr. Thomas Gronemeyer

Some information about this relatively newly discovered species of pitcher plant and its natural habitat.

Mexican Butterworts a Bit Differently

Jarda Neubauer

Have you ever thought about the way how to enhance a column of pots with carnivorous plants on your window sill? According to Jarda’s instructions you can make a sightly and simple rockery with Mexican butterworts.

How to Sow Seeds of Common Carnivorous Plant Species

Jakub Štěpán

We can see such a question posted on our internet forum very often: How to succesfully start from seeds? So we decided to prepare seed-starting tips covering most common carnivorous plant species.

How to Take Care of Heliamphora

Stewart McPherson

Important factors that need to be considered in order to cultivate Heliamphora successfully – from knowledge to practice.

Journeys to the North – Jotunheimen National Park

Katka Králová

You can find carnivorous plants even in cold Scandinavia. See the article about a three-day journey through the Norwegian national park for more details.

A Journey to See Autumn Helleborines in the Czech Central Mountains

Dan Hordějčuk

An article about a field trip to see two orchids, namely Epipactis albensis and Epipactis purpurata. From the beginning, the situation had not looked good but after all it ended up quite well.

Orchids from the Úštěcká pahorkatina Upland

Jarda Neubauer

There is no need to search only for carnivorous plants in brushwood on your bummels through the wild. Although Czech orchids are not so large like their tropical relatives, they are definitely worth a look at.

Pinguicula Species in Turkey

Hasan Yıldırım, Serdar Gökhan Şenol & Ademi Fahri Pirhan

Short descriptions, a distribution map, detailed photographs and a descriptive key of Pinguicula species of Turkey (Pinguicula habilii, Pinguicula crystallina and Pinguicula balcanica subsp. pontica) are given.

Read the full article.

Heliamphora exappendiculata

Stewart McPherson

Some information about this species, its appearance and environmental conditions.

"Invasion of Bladder Traps" – What Is It And What Is the Outcome?

Jakub Štěpán

In one of previous issues of our journal TRIFID, we introduced an experiment where Jakub planted out more species of bladderworts into a single container with intention to find out which one is going to persist the longest. Now you can read his conclusions.