Meaning of pitcher plant
- any of various insectivorous New World bog plants of the genera Sarracenia, Darlingtonia, and Heliamphora, having tubular or trumpet-shaped leaves containing a liquid in which insects are trapped.
- the common pitcher plant, S. purpurea, having red or green leaves and a large, nodding, globular dull-red flower.
- any of various insectivorous Old World plants of the genus Nepenthes, having leathery leaves each ending in a tendril that bears a lidded, pitcherlike receptacle.
- pitcher plant (Thesaurus)