Darlingtonia

noun

Dar·​ling·​to·​nia
ˌdärliŋˈtōnēə,
-nyə
: a genus of Californian insectivorous plants (family Sarraceniaceae) characterized by arched and hooded leaves and solitary flowered scapes see pitcher plant

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Darlingtonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Darlingtonia. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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