Definition of Pinguicula. Meaning of Pinguicula. Synonyms of Pinguicula

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Definition of Pinguicula

Pinguicula
Pinguicula Pin*guic"u*la, n. [NL., fr. L. pinguiculus somewhat fat, fattish.] (Bot.) See Butterwort.
Pinguicula
Butterwort But"ter*wort`, n. (Bot.) A genus of low herbs (Pinguicula) having simple leaves which secrete from their glandular upper surface a viscid fluid, to which insects adhere, after which the margin infolds and the insects are digested by the plant. The species are found mostly in the North Temperate zone.

Meaning of Pinguicula from wikipedia

- Pinguicula, commonly known as the butterworts, is a genus of carnivorous plants that use sticky, glandular leaves to lure, trap, and digest insects in...
- 1966 Pinguicula alpina L., 1753 Pinguicula antarctica Vahl, 1827 Pinguicula balcanica Casper, 1962 Pinguicula benedicta Barnhart, 1920 Pinguicula bissei...
- Pinguicula moranensis /pɪŋˈɡwɪkjʊlə ˌmɒrəˈnɛnsɪs/ is a perennial rosette-forming insectivorous herb native to Mexico and Guatemala. A species of butterwort...
- Pinguicula vulgaris, the common butterwort, is a perennial carnivorous plant in the bladderwort family, Lentibulariaceae. It grows to a height of 3–16 cm...
- Pinguicula agnata is a tropical species of carnivorous plant in the family Lentibulariaceae. Its flowers are a blue-violet color....
- Dracaena pinguicula, synonym Sansevieria pinguicula, also known as the walking sansevieria, is a xerophytic CAM succulent native to the Bura area of Kenya...
- Pinguicula esseriana is a small carnivorous plant in the genus Pinguicula, the butterworts. It is native to Mexico....
- once cl****ified as Pinguicula ayautla. This Pinguicula was discovered by Alfred Lau and described by the botanist Hans Luhrs. Pinguicula gigantea has a few...
- Pinguicula primuliflora ( /ˌpɪˈŋgwɪkjələ ˌpɹɪmjʊləˈfloːɹə/ ), commonly known as the southern butterwort or primrose butterwort, is a species of carnivorous...
- Pinguicula grandiflora, commonly known as the large-flowered butterwort, is a temperate insectivorous plant in the Lentibulariaceae family. One distinguishing...
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