Definition of Genus pinguicula

1. Noun. Butterworts: a large genus of almost stemless carnivorous bog plants; Europe and America to Antarctica.

Exact synonyms: Pinguicula
Generic synonyms: Plant Genus
Group relationships: Bladderwort Family, Family Lentibulariaceae, Lentibulariaceae
Member holonyms: Butterwort



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pinguicula

genus Pickeringia
genus Picoides
genus Picrasma
genus Picris
genus Picumnus
genus Picus
genus Pieris
genus Pilea
genus Pilosella
genus Pilularia
genus Pimenta
genus Pimpinella
genus Pinckneya
genus Pinctada
genus Pineus
genus Pinguicula
genus Pinguinus
genus Pinicola
genus Pinnotheres
genus Pinus
genus Pipa
genus Piper
genus Pipile
genus Pipilo
genus Pipistrellus
genus Pipra
genus Piptadenia
genus Pipturus
genus Piqueria
genus Piranga

Literary usage of Genus pinguicula

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

1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"The first group of carnivorous plants which perform movements for the capture of prey is composed of the various species of the genus Pinguicula ..."

2. Scientific Lectures by John Lubbock (1890)
"In the genus Pinguicula, which frequents moist places, generally on mountains, the leaves are concave with incurved margins, and the upper surfaces are ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"Like Utricularia the genus Pinguicula is carnivorous, and the yellowish-green leaves are thickly ..."

4. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1820)
"Drosera longifolia. thers of this genus. Pinguicula vulgaris. sylvatica. anglica. Orchis maculata. rotundifolia. conopsea. Triglochin palustre. ..."

5. Flowers, Fruits and Leaves by John Lubbock (1894)
"In the genus Pinguicula, which frequents moist places, the leaves are concave with incurved margins, and the upper surfaces are covered with two sets of ..."

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