from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A remarkable genus of American pitcher-plants, natural order Sarraceniaceœ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A genus of California pitcher plants consisting of a single species. The long tubular leaves are hooded at the top, and frequently contain many insects drowned in the secretion of the leaves.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any of the genus Darlingtonia of California pitcher plants.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun one species: California pitcher plant


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From the genus name.


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  • People oftentimes travel far to see curious plants like the carnivorous darlingtonia, the fly-catcher, the walking fern, etc.

    Steep Trails

  • Here, too, you may find the curious but unlovable darlingtonia, a carnivorous plant that devours bumblebees, grasshoppers, ants, moths, and other insects, with insatiable appetite.

    Steep Trails


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