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June 2018 CPN

The June 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, communications from members, cultivar and species descriptions, and meeting announcements.

 

Contents of the June 2018 Issue 47:2 

  • Additional taxonomic features of Pinguicula chilensis — Aymeric Roccia (PDF
  • An account of Nepenthes ampullaria Jack — Richard Nunn 
  • An informal population report and observation of phenotypic variance and habitat of the Alabama Canebrake Pitcher Plant Sarracenia alabamensis Case & R.B. Case subsp. alabamensis (Sarraceniaceae) — Noah D. Yawn 
  • Germination rate and longevity of seeds of Aldrovanda vesiculosa and Utricularia vulgaris — Lubomír Adamec 
  • Big Lagoon Bog — Bob Ziemer (PDF
  • Those plants won’t grow in your climate — James Bowen 
  • New cultivars — Mark Rubnitz and Klaus Ivanez and Richard Nunn and Chiem Nguyen Anh Vu (PDF
  • Names of carnivorous plant cultivars registered in 2017; Nomenclatural novelties (sensu ICN) published in Carnivorous Plant Newsletter (2017) (PDF
  • 12th ICPS Conference (PDF)

 

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Fri, 06/01/2018 - 11:44

March 2018 CPN

The 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, communications from members, cultivar and species descriptions, and meeting announcements.

 

Contents of the March 2018 Issue 47:1 

  • 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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Thu, 03/01/2018 - 20:44

December 2017 CPN

The December 2017 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, communications from members, cultivar and species descriptions, and meeting announcements.

 

Contents of the December 2017 Issue 46:4 

  • 12th International Carnivorous Plant Society Conference — Damon Collingsworth (PDF
  • Revision of Pinguicula (Lentibulariaceae) in Chile and Argentina — Oliver Gluch (PDF
  • Drosera huegelii Endl. var. phillmanniana from the Stirling Range, south western Australia — Yves-Andre Utz and Robert Gibson (PDF
  • Drosera hybrida, the next generation — John Brittnacher 
  • I’m not dead yet, re-finding Drosera x hybrida in the wild — Jason Ksepka 
  • The correct name for Drosera intermedia x D. rotundifolia — Jan Schlauer (PDF
  • Erratum: Field notes from Andalucía, Spain - revisited — Jan Schlauer (PDF
  • New cultivars — Sébastien Bonnet and Butch Tincher and Jennifer Lei and Richard Nunn (PDF)

 

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Sun, 12/03/2017 - 14:10

September 2017 CPN

The September 2017 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, communications from members, cultivar and species descriptions, and meeting announcements.

 

Contents of the September 2017 Issue 46:3

  • International Carnivorous Plant Society (ICPS) Treasurer
  • An account of Drosera section Prolifera — Richard Nunn and Greg Bourke
  • Quantification of growth benefit of carnivorous plants from prey — Lubomír Adamec
  • Carnivorous plants exhibit a unique tropism — Armando Simón
  • New cultivars — John Hummer and Phil Faulisi and Hawken Carlton and John Brittnacher

 

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Sat, 09/02/2017 - 18:52

June 2017 CPN

The June 2017 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, communications from members, cultivar and species descriptions, and meeting announcements.

 

Contents of the June 2017 Issue 46:2

  • Mid-Atlantic Carnivorous Plant Society — Kevin Zhang
  • Prey capture by Dionaea muscipula A review of scientific literature with supplementary original research — Stephen E. Williams and Siegfried R. H. Hartmeyer
  • Nepenthes robcantleyi: A natural hybrid — Geoff Mansell and Wally Suarez
  • Observations of new Roridula symbiotes — Frank Obregon
  • New cultivars — Christopher Crow and Olivier Bres and Andrea Amici and Fred Passkiewicz and Yi Chen and Alexander Fisch and Lucien Blacher 
  • Carnivorous plant cultivar names registered in 2016 

 

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Sat, 06/10/2017 - 17:05

March 2017 CPN

The March 2017 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, communications from members, cultivar and species descriptions, and meeting announcements.

 

Contents of the March 2017 Issue 46:1

  • ICPS Conference 2018 -- Call for proposals — Marcel van den Broek 
  • The correct name for Drosera longiscapa and the mystery of D. madagascariensis from South Africa — Andreas Fleischmann 
  • The impact of soil type on Pygmy Drosera distribution — Richard Nunn and Hans Lambers 
  • Unexpected discovery of 7-Methyljuglone (Ramentaceone) in several Australian sundews — Jan Schlauer and Siegfried R. H. Hartmeyer and Irmgard Hartmeyer 
  • Many triggerplants (Stylidium spp.; Stylidiaceae) form arbuscular mycorrhizal associations — Stephen P. Moberly and Maxine Watson and Douglas W. Darnowski 
  • Further evidence of carnivory in triggerplants (Stylidium spp.; Stylidiaceae) — Douglas W. Darnowski 
  • Growing 20,000 Sarracenia seedlings — Chris McCarthy and Richard Wuydts 
  • New cultivars — Olivier Bres and Ries van Ool and Phil Faulisi and Michael Aronesty and Julien Müller

 

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Fri, 03/03/2017 - 15:07