Nepenthes


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Noun1.Nepenthes - pitcher plantsNepenthes - pitcher plants      
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Nepenthaceae, Nepenthaceae - coextensive with the genus Nepenthes
tropical pitcher plant - any of several tropical carnivorous shrubs or woody herbs of the genus Nepenthes
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"Wretch," I cried, "thy God hath lent thee -- by these angels he hath sent thee Respite -- respite and nepenthe from thy memories of Lenore; Quaff, oh quaff this kind nepenthe and forget this lost Lenore!" Quoth the raven, "Nevermore."
"Wretch," I cried, "thy God hath lent thee--by these angels he hath sent thee Respite--respite and nepenthe from thy memories of Lenore!
"I know not Lethe nor Nepenthe," remarked he; "but I have learned many new secrets in the wilderness, and here is one of them -- a recipe that an Indian taught me, in requital of some lessons of my own, that were as old as Paracelsus.
The mountain is also known for its many carnivorous plants and orchid species, most notable the Nepenthes rajah.
Zoo experts already care for a highly significant collection of the world's rarest pitcher plants, Nepenthes, including a number of highly threatened species from South East Asia.
Chester Zoo experts already care for a highly significant collection of the world's rarest pitcher plants, Nepenthes, including a number of highly threatened species from South East Asia.
Nepenthes is a well-known example of a mid-interaction honeypots.
In addition to prey relationships and entrapment mechanisms, there are presentations regarding the connnensalism and mutualism aspects of some species, particularly in Nepenthes, along with an array of discussions on habitats and the general ecology of carnivorous plants.
If, in the Philippines, we have wild flowers called 'puki-reyna,' I have a friend who just came back from Cambodia who says that one of the attractions of that country is the penis plant named 'Nepenthes Holdenii,' whose leaves capture insects and digest them.
Bokor Mountain is the only place in Cambodia that has Nepenthes flowers; the locals use these flowers for medicine.
Zhou, "Nepenthes pitchers: surface structure, physical property, anti-attachment function and potential application in mechanical controlling plague locust," Chinese Science Bulletin, vol.
Therefore, structurally those represent cushion and trichome nectaries, respectively as are known to occur in Nepenthes and Abutilon (Daumann, 1930; Vogel, 1977).