tropical pitcher plant


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Noun1.tropical pitcher plant - any of several tropical carnivorous shrubs or woody herbs of the genus Nepenthestropical pitcher plant - any of several tropical carnivorous shrubs or woody herbs of the genus Nepenthes
pitcher plant - any of several insectivorous herbs of the order Sarraceniales
genus Nepenthes, Nepenthes - pitcher plants
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It describes the basics of carnivorous plants, including where they are grown, what they eat, whether they can be used for insect control, and different species and varieties; cultivation in the home and garden; where to grow them; year-round care and maintenance for pests and diseases; common plants and their cultivation and propagation; growing more difficult plants (the Albany pitcher plant, sun pitcher, and tropical pitcher plant); and teaching children and beginners.
Among the celebrities visiting the show were Jerry Hall, Rolf Harris, TV chef Ainsley Harriott and comedian Bill Bailey, who has had a tropical pitcher plant hybrid named after him.
These include the tropical pitcher plants, many of them tree-dwelling vines, and with pitchers so large and sinister-looking that they have enthralled Western botanists for centuries.

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