International Carnivorous Plant Society

March 2018 CPN

CPN CoverThe March 2018 issue of CPN is now out.

The Carnivorous Plant Newsletter (CPN) is the official publication of the International Carnivorous Plant Society. It is published in March, June, September, and December.

Features of CPN include horticultural articles, research papers, field trip reports, conservation news, book and literature reviews, cultivar descriptions, artwork, meeting announcements, and advertisements.


  • A new sectional name for the Brazilian tetraploid clade of Drosera subgenus Drosera — Andreas Fleischmann and Paulo Minatel Gonella and Fernando Rivadavia (PDF
  • Sundew chemistry and emergence updates — Jan Schlauer and Siegfried R. H. Hartmeyer and Irmgard Hartmeyer and Holger Hennern and Anja Hennern (PDF
  • What’s new in the world of carnivorous plants – Summary of two symposia held in July 2017 — Simon Poppinga and Firman Alamsyah, and Ulrike Bauer and Andreas Fleischmann and Martin Horstmann and Saskia Klink and Sebastian Kruppert and Qianshi Lin and Ulrike Müller and Amanda Northrop and Bartosz J. Płachno and Anneke Prins and Mathias Scharm 
  • Propagation of some tuberous Drosera by leaf cutting — Robert Gibson 
  • The use of the right words: why carnitropism is inaccurate for carnivorous plants. Suggestion to reject the term “carnitropism” — Aurélien Bour 
  • New cultivars — Paul Young and Steve Sullivan and Carson Trexler (PDF
  • Register now for the ICPS field trip (7-11 August 2018) — Damon Collingsworth (PDF)


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