Definition of Cephalotus
1. Noun. One species: Australian pitcher plant.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Cephalotaceae, Family Cephalotaceae
Member holonyms: Australian Pitcher Plant, Cephalotus Follicularis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cephalotus
Literary usage of Cephalotus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"Pitchers of cephalotus follicularis.f—In continuation of his previous researches on the morphology of the pitchers of pitcher- bearing plants, ..."
2. The Horticultural Register by Sir Joseph Paxton, Joseph Harrison (1833)
"... thickly covered with small hlack spots ; whether these are the mouths of vessels we cannot say. The next plant in order is the cephalotus follicularis, ..."
3. Chapters in Modern Botany by Patrick Geddes (1893)
"... Minute Structure of these Pitchers — Australian Pitcher Plant (cephalotus~) — The Pitcher Plant proper (Nepenthes) — Secreting Glands as Nectaries. ..."
4. Sweet's Hortus Britannicus: Or, a Catalogue of All the Plants Indigenous Or by Robert Sweet, George Don (1839)
"... E. Br. cephalotus Lab. CEPHALO'TUS. (ке^алт), a head, and ovs, an car. ... cephalotus ..."
5. Magazine of Natural History (1832)
"In cephalotus follicularis there» no stem, save the flower scape, which is leafless, and but from 1 t- together in a rosaceous radical tuft, the pitchers ..."
6. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1874)
"King brought over living plants of cephalotus to the Boyal Gardens of Kew in 1823, which flowered in August, 1827. It was cultivated by Mr. Corbett, ..."