Definition of Pitcher-plant family

1. Noun. Insectivorous plants.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pitcher-plant Family

pitch shot
pitch simultaneity
pitch wart
pitch woo
pitchblende
pitchblendes
pitched
pitched a tent
pitched battle
pitched market
pitched markets
pitcher's count
pitcher's mound
pitcher-plant family (current term)
pitcher plant
pitcher sage
pitcherful
pitcherfuls
pitchers
pitchersful
pitches
pitches a tent
pitchfest
pitchfests
pitchfork
pitchforked
pitchforking
pitchforklike

Literary usage of Pitcher-plant family

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"PiTCHER-PLANT FAMILY. Marsh herbs, with basal tubular or pitcher-shaped leaves, and large scapose nodding flowers. Sepals 4 or 5, hypogynous, imbricated, ..."

2. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... PITCHER PLANT FAMILY. Bog plants with hollow pitcher-form or trumpet-shaped leaves ; flowers with numerous hypogynous stamens. ..."

3. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"... coarsely saw-toothed, or the lower ones more irregular, and lobed at their bases, all rough to the touch, and conspicuously veined. pitcher-plant family ..."

4. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... PITCHER PLANT FAMILY. Bog plants with hollow pitcher-form or trumpet-shaped leaves; flowers with numerous hypogynous stamens. Only 1 genus in the EUS y. ..."

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