Carnivorous Plants


Up to the middle of the 19th century it was believed that plants exclusively served as a nutritional staple to be eaten by herbivorous primary consumers.      

It was Charles Darwin who published his observations on carnivorous plants in the book “Insectivorous Plants“ in 1875 – thus helping carnivory,  which had so far been dismissed as ”Botanists’ tales“, to gain recognition.

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  • Targetgroups: Sek I,Sek II
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