Native plants in a tropical rainforest include bromeliads, epiphytes and carnivorous plants. Temperate rainforests, found along the Pacific Northwest, are home to plants such as the stinging nettle, the Western red cedar... More » Science Biology Botany

Tropical rainforests serve as homes to many plants, including bromeliads, epiphytes, buttress roots, lianas, orchids, figs and saprophytes, along with several carnivorous plants. Tropical rainforests house over two-third... More »

CAM plants include most succulents, such as cacti and agaves, as well as some orchids and bromeliads. CAM is an acronym for crassulacean acid metabolism, and it refers to a specific type of photosynthesis generally used ... More »

Sundew plants are one of the largest varieties of carnivorous plants in the world, and they can be found anywhere in the world with the exception of Antarctica, according to Learn About Nature. There are nearly 200 speci... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

Some tropical house plants are anthurium, bird of paradise, bromeliads, diffenbachia (also called dumb canes) and tropical orchids. Some others are palms, cordyline and the ficus. More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Houseplants

Some of the 11,000 plant species found in the Congo rainforest include legume trees, Raphia palms, Okoume trees and mahogany trees. Other plants include evergreens and palm oil trees. More »

The neighbor's apple tree can't exactly dial 911 if its branches are pruned too short, but some plants can indicate when they are "under attack" or in distress by releasing a chemical compound. This chemical release lets... More » Science Biology Botany