Definition of Australian pitcher plant
1. Noun. A carnivorous perennial herb having a green pitcher and hinged lid both with red edges; western Australia.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Cephalotus, Genus Cephalotus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Australian Pitcher Plant
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 ..."