"A curious world, indeed, is brilliantly described in this definitive guide."
“This is an exquisite book, truly covering both biology and cultivation of carnivorous plants.”
"A beautifully illustrated and well-written book about carnivorous plants that will delight everyone interested in these fascinating species."
About the Author
Wilhelm Barthlott is head of the Nees Institute of Plant Biodiversity and director of the botanical gardens at the University of Bonn where he has developed one of the world's largest carnivorous plant collections.
Stefan Porembski is director of the botanical garden and botanical institute at the University of Rostock where he studies the ecology of tropical carnivorous plants.
Rüdiger Seine is an astronaut trainer at the European Astronaut Center in Cologne. His doctorate focused on tropical ecology and the systematics of the sundews.
Inge Theisen studies the molecular genetics and evolution of the bladderworts at the Nees Institute of the University of Bonn.