Re: Desert Peas

Steve Clancy (
Fri, 04 Feb 94 09:03:50 -0800

> After (partly) starting this 'off the subject' thread, I can add that
> I have grown plants of Clianthus puniceus from seed. This plant
> is sometimes known as the 'Lobster claw'. Unlike
> C. formosus, it is no trouble at all. Hopefully I will get my first
> flowers this spring. This is one of those plants which will just
> about survive out of doors in the UK in favourable locations, although
> mine are still indoors for safety.
This may be a FAQ, but how does carnivory manifest itself in Clianthus?
I'm not familiar with the plant.

-- Steve Clancy
Biomedical Library
University of California, Irvine, U.S.A.