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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sar·ra·ce·nia /ˌsærəˈsiniə, ˈsɛ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sar·ra·ce·ni·a prop. n.  Bot. A genus of American perennial herbs growing in bogs; the American pitcher plant.
 Note:They have hollow pitcher-shaped or tubular leaves, and solitary flowers with an umbrella-shaped style. Sarracenia purpurea, the sidesaddle flower, is common at the North; Sarracenia flava, Sarracenia rubra, Sarracenia Drummondii, Sarracenia variolaris, and Sarracenia psittacina are Southern species.  All are insectivorous, catching and drowning insects in their curious leaves. See Illust. of Sidesaddle flower, under Sidesaddle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : pitcher plants [syn: genus Sarracenia]