Sarracenia

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sarracenia

(ˌsærəˈsiːnɪə)
n
(Plants) any American pitcher plant of the genus Sarracenia, having single nodding flowers and leaves modified as pitchers that trap and digest insects: family Sarraceniaceae
[C18: New Latin, named after D. Sarrazin, 17th-century botanist of Quebec]
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Noun1.sarracenia - pitcher plantsSarracenia - pitcher plants      
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
common pitcher plant, huntsman's cup, huntsman's cups, Sarracenia purpurea - perennial bog herb having dark red flowers and decumbent broadly winged pitchers forming a rosette; of northeastern North America and naturalized in Europe especially Ireland
hooded pitcher plant, Sarracenia minor - yellow-flowered pitcher plant of southeastern United States having trumpet-shaped leaves with the orifice covered with an arched hood
huntsman's horn, huntsman's horns, Sarracenia flava, trumpets, yellow pitcher plant, yellow trumpet - pitcher plant of southeastern United States having erect yellow trumpet-shaped pitchers with wide mouths and erect lids
Translations
Schlauchpflanze