Australian pitcher plant


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Related to Australian pitcher plant: Cephalotus follicularis, Cephalotaceae
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Noun1.Australian pitcher plant - a carnivorous perennial herb having a green pitcher and hinged lid both with red edgesAustralian pitcher plant - a carnivorous perennial herb having a green pitcher and hinged lid both with red edges; western Australia
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Cephalotus, genus Cephalotus - one species: Australian pitcher plant
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Trap surfaces that work only when wet also evolved in North American and Australian pitcher plants. Yet "they're about as closely related to the Asian species as you and I are to a flatworm," Bauer says.

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