Definition of Pitcher plant

1. Noun. Any of several insectivorous herbs of the order Sarraceniales.




Definition of Pitcher plant

1. Noun. any of various insectivorous plants of the genera ''Sarracenia'', ''Nepenthes'', or ''Darlingtonia'' that have pitcher-like leaves with slippery sides that attract and trap insects ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pitcher Plant

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Literary usage of Pitcher plant

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1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1905)
"On June i6th of the present year, the writer found a larva of the second stage in a Pitcher-plant in a greenhouse in the Botanical Gardens, Washington, ..."

2. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons (1895)
"Pitcher-plant Family. shaped ; broadly winged ; hooded. Flower. ... The first finding of even the leaves of the pitcher-plant is not to be forgotten. ..."

3. Annual Report by Entomological Society of Ontario, Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture (1894)
"There are few of our native plants of во much interest as our native pitcher-plant, Sarracenia purpurea, from its peculiar beauty and the curious shape of ..."

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