bladderwort family


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blad′derwort fam`ily


n.
a family, Lentibulariaceae, of mostly carnivorous aquatic plants that usu. have threadlike leaves with bladders or sticky leaves in a basal rosette.
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Noun1.bladderwort family - carnivorous aquatic or bog plants: genera Utricularia, Pinguicula, and Genliseabladderwort family - carnivorous aquatic or bog plants: genera Utricularia, Pinguicula, and Genlisea
plant family - a family of plants
order Polemoniales, Polemoniales - Polemoniaceae; Solanaceae; Boraginaceae; Labiatae; Lentibulariaceae; Pedaliaceae; in some classifications includes the order Scrophulariales
genus Utricularia, Utricularia - bladderworts: large genus of aquatic carnivorous plants; cosmopolitan in distribution
genus Pinguicula, Pinguicula - butterworts: a large genus of almost stemless carnivorous bog plants; Europe and America to Antarctica
genus Genlisea - small genus of carnivorous plants of tropical African swamps