Definition of Darlingtonia californica
1. Noun. Marsh or bog herb having solitary pendulous yellow-green flowers and somewhat twisted pitchers with broad wings below.
Generic synonyms: Pitcher Plant
Group relationships: Darlingtonia, Genus Darlingtonia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Darlingtonia Californica
Literary usage of Darlingtonia californica
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1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1916)
"4V Two Insect Associates of the California Pitcher- plant, Darlingtonia californica (Dipt,) By FRANK MORTON JONES, Wilmington, Delaware. ..."
2. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1893)
"Darlingtonia californica (the " Cobra Plant") is now well established in English gardens, having been introduced from its native habitat in California ..."
3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1875)
"Darlingtonia californica, AN INSECTIVOROUS PLANT. By WM. M. CANBY, of Wilmington, Del. THE Natural Order of Plants Sarraceniaceae is composed of but three ..."
4. How to Make a Flower Garden: A Manual of Practical Information and Suggestions by Wilhelm Miller (1903)
"Pitcher Plant, California, Darlingtonia californica. Swamp-pink, Helonias bullata. Four aquatics for ponds: ..."
5. Alpines and Bog-plants by Reginald John Farrer (1908)
"Both Sarracenia purpurea and Darlingtonia californica are hardy, if well treated, but the Pitcher-plants ..."