Definition of Australian pitcher plant

1. Noun. A carnivorous perennial herb having a green pitcher and hinged lid both with red edges; western Australia.

Exact synonyms: Cephalotus Follicularis
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Cephalotus, Genus Cephalotus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Australian Pitcher Plant

Australian cockroach
Australian coral snake
Australian crawl
Australian dollar
Australian hare's foot
Australian heath
Australian honeysuckle
Australian magpie
Australian nettle
Australian nettle tree
Australian pea
Australian pelican
Australian pelicans
Australian pine
Australian pitcher plant (current term)
Australian rhyming slang
Australian rules
Australian rules football
Australian sea lion
Australian state
Australian stilt
Australian sumac
Australian sword lily
Australian terrier
Australian turtledove

Literary usage of Australian pitcher plant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chapters in Modern Botany by Patrick Geddes (1893)
"... Insects—Minute Structure of these Pitchers—Australian pitcher plant (Cephalotus)— The Pitcher Plant proper (Nepenthes) — Secreting Glands as Nectaries. ..."

2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1866)
"In cultivating the Australian Pitcher-Plant it should be placed in turfy peat soil either in a box or pot. It should be kept rather moist, and this may be ..."

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