International Carnivorous Plant Society

ICPS Achievement Awards

The ICPS achievement awards recognize efforts of individuals for contributions to research, promotion, and conservation of carnivorous plants in general or specifically in the service of the ICPS. The awards are meant as an encouragement to other researchers and growers, especially the next generation of students and hobbyists alike.

ICPS Achievement Award Criteria

Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented in recognition of an individual's outstanding leadership and contribution to the field of Carnivorous Plants.

Adrian Slack (2000)

Sir David Attenborough (2016)

Peter D’Amato (2018)

Larry Mellichamp (2020)

Siegfried Jost Casper (2021)

Allen Lowrie (2022)


Carnivorous Plant Hall of Fame and Remembrance

Acknowledgement, tributes and remembrances for deceased individuals who made a significant contribution to the field of Carnivorous Plants during their lifetime and may have been eligible for a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Honored in Carnivorous Plant Newsletter

Edgar T. Wherry (1973)

Peter G. Taylor (2012)

Eric Green (2013)

Bob Hanrahan (2013)

Orgel Clyde Bramblett (2013) (PDF)

Geoff Wong (2014) (PDF)

Phillip J. Mann (2014)

Don Schnell (2019)

Jim Bockowski (2019) (PDF)

Steve Clemesha (2020) (PDF)


Key historical figures in the study of carnivorous plants

Carl Linnaeus (1707–1778)

Ferdinand Lucas Bauer (1760–1826)

Robert Brown (1773–1858)

Jacques-Julien Houtou de Labillardière (1755–1834)

Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (1778–1841)

Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz (1783–1840)

William Jackson Hooker (1785–1865)

James Drummond (1786 or 87–1863)

Johann Georg Christian Lehmann (1792–1860)

Augustin François César Prouvençal de Saint-Hilaire (1799-1853)

John Lindley (1799–1865)

George Bentham (1800–1884)

Charles Robert Darwin (1809–1882)

Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817–1911)

Jules Émile Planchon (1823–1888)

Hugh Low (1824–1905)

Ferdinand Jacob Heinrich von Mueller (1825–1896)

Marianne North (1830–1890)

Franciszek Michailow von Kamieński (1851–1912)

John Muirhead Macfarlane (1855–1943)

Francis Ernest Lloyd (1868–1947)

Friedrich Ludwig Emil Diels (1874–1945)

Benedictus Hubertus Danser (1891–1943)

Frederica (Rica) Lucy Erickson (1908–2009)

Julian Alfred Steyermark (1909–1988)


ICPS Wall of Honor

Recognition of long-term service given to the ICPS by individuals