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any small, carnivorous plant of the genus Pinguicula, having leaves that secrete a viscid substance in which small insects are caught.
Historical Examples

The Romance of Plant Life G. F. Scott Elliot
The Call of the Wildflower Henry S. Salt
The Beauties of Nature Sir John Lubbock
Life of Charles Darwin G. T. (George Thomas) Bettany
Charles Darwin Grant Allen
Field and Woodland Plants William S. Furneaux

a plant of the genus Pinguicula, esp P. vulgaris, that grows in wet places and has violet-blue spurred flowers and fleshy greasy glandular leaves on which insects are trapped and digested: family Lentibulariaceae


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