Darlingtonia

noun Dar·ling·to·nia \ˌdärliŋˈtōnēə, -nyə\

Definition of Darlingtonia

  1. :  a genus of Californian insectivorous plants (family Sarraceniaceae) characterized by arched and hooded leaves and solitary flowered scapes — see pitcher plant

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Origin and Etymology of darlingtonia

New Latin, from William Darlington †1863 American botanist + New Latin -ia


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