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Related to Sarraceniaceae: Nepenthaceae
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Noun1.Sarraceniaceae - insectivorous plants
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Sarraceniales, Sarraceniales - plants that are variously modified to serve as insect traps: families Sarraceniaceae; Nepenthaceae; Droseraceae
genus Sarracenia, Sarracenia - pitcher plants
Darlingtonia, genus Darlingtonia - one species: California pitcher plant
genus Heliamphora, Heliamphora - genus of pitcher plants of the Guiana Highlands in South America
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Five genera of pitcher plants are found in the New World, and are treated with equality in the book; two are bromeliads (Brocchinia and Catopsis) and three Sarraceniaceae (Darlingtonia, Heliamphora, Sarracenia).