Sarraceniaceae

plural noun Sar·ra·ce·ni·a·ce·ae \-ˌsēnēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Sarraceniaceae

  1. :  a family of insectivorous plants (order Sarraceniales) having basal tubular leaves with a thin lamina like a wing at the inner margin and a hood or other appendage at the apex and large conspicuous pentamerous flowers

sarraceniaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of sarraceniaceae

New Latin, from Sarracenia, type genus + -aceae


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