Book ID: 95822
Pitcher plants of Borneo. 2nd rev. ed. 2008. many col. photogr. VIII, 298 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
All 36 species of pitcher plants currently known from the island of Borneo are covered in this lavishly illustrated second edition. The mainfocus of the book lies in the accounts of these species, written in anaccessible style and including quotes from the works of the old explorers and collectors as well as personal anecdotes from the diariesof Susan Phillipps, whose delightful watercolours are widely used toillustrate the species. Since the first edition, the names of somespecies have changed new species have been discovered and described anda wider variety of natural hybrids have been illustrated. The taxonomyhas been completely updated.