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A plant with a deep pitcher-shaped pouch that contains fluid into which insects are attracted and drowned. Nutrients are then absorbed from their bodies by the plant.
- ‘The California pitcher plant, largest of the five killer plant species found here, will even consume butterflies, if it gets the chance.’
- ‘The pitcher plant attracts insects through the reddish colour and musty smell of its leaves.’
- ‘The pitcher plant, with their upright hollow tubular leaves and capped lids, is the most popular.’
- ‘Bladderworts, pitcher plants, and sundews all indulge their carnivorous tastes.’
- ‘They fall to the bottom, where the meat-hungry pitcher plant slowly digests them.’
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