Re: NEPENTHES taxonomy

R Britt (
Tue, 20 Sep 1994 09:20:03 -0700 (PDT)

I haven't read the references you referred to yet, but I am somewhat
surprised that some think that any CP's derive an appreciable
amount of metabolic energy from their carnivory. Certainly the
insects etc provide fixed nitrogens and trace elements, but
is there any real evidence that photosynthesis is not the dominant
energy source under any conditions?
-David B