Re: Brocchinia

Jan Schlauer (
Mon, 7 Feb 1994 09:53:34 +0100

Alan, you wrote:

>To date all I know is that they are bromeliads and they were added to the
>carnivorous plant list in 1984.

Not to *my* list (*because* they are bromeliads)!
If these were accepted as cp, one would have to accept _Capsella_
(Brassicaceae), _Pelargonium_, _Geranium_ (Geraniaceae), _Petunia_,
_Solanum_ (Solanaceae), _Lathraea_ (Scrophulariaceae), _Dipsacus_
(Dipsacaceae), _Molinia_ (Poaceae), almost *all* Bromeliaceae and Araceae,
and too many others, too.
BTW, I do not think that _Roridula_ is carnivorous (even if this is
included in my list).

Kind regards