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(Science: botany) a genus of California pitcher plants consisting of a single species. The long tubular leaves are hooded at the top, and frequently contain many insects drowned in the secretion of the leaves.

Origin: NL. Named after dr. William Darlington, a botanist of west Chester, Penn.

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carnivorous plants

... sp. (Tropical Pitcher Plant) - Dionaea muscipula (Venus flytrap) - Byblis sp. (Rainbow Plant) - Cephalotus sp. (Australian Pitcher Plant) - Darlingtonia sp. (Cobra Lilly) - Drosera sp. (Sundews) - Pinguicula sp. (Butterworts) - Sarracenia sp. (Trumpet Pitcher Plants)

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Aug 01, 2005 12:56 am
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