carnivorous plants

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Post by amoebapower » Tue Dec 06, 2005 9:35 pm

im interested i raising some meat eating plants, but i dont know where to pick them up. do you need to go to a specialty flower shop? also, what climate do they need to survive?

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Post by mith » Tue Dec 06, 2005 11:32 pm

try ordering them off ebay, they require damp soil
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Post by scottyiu » Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:29 am

How does the plant's digestive juices not digest itself? Is it becuase of mucus just like the stomach?
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Post by MrMistery » Wed Dec 07, 2005 8:10 pm

Hm.. I don't think so... the digestive juice of the plant contains only proteolitic enzymes. The plant cells are protected by the sugarry cell wall.. I think that's the reason
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Post by scottyiu » Thu Dec 08, 2005 9:34 am

Thanks for answering. Now i understand...
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Post by Bio-Hazard » Sat Dec 10, 2005 11:38 pm

I sometimes wonder if those types of plants are self-aware.

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Post by MrMistery » Sun Dec 11, 2005 7:22 pm

Not really. The mechanism is very simple. Dionea muscipula simply removes water from it's cells rapidilly, which causes it to close ...
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Post by mycqu » Tue Jan 03, 2006 8:23 am

I don't think so, plants , just like animals, are intelligent organisms.Pro ANTHONY TREWAVAS had given us a wonderful review paper titled'Aspects of Plant Intelligence'Annals of Botany 92: 1-20, 2003

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