Stuck on a weird botanical term? Here's a glossary-like list of easily-referenced botanical terms (and accompanying imagery) that I hope guides you through your journey into the fascinating world of carnivorous plants!
What's in a name? If it's a plant name, quite a lot, actually. Plant taxonomy, including carnivorous plant taxonomy, is the science that 1. identifies plant characteristics, 2. classifies those characteristics, and ultimately 3. describes them via a name. Frequently, Latin is used to describe unique characteristics as a way to differentiate species. The result is a name that doesn't [...]