Pinguicula

==Etymology== The name Pinguicula is derived from a term coined by Conrad Gesner, who in his 1561 work entitled Horti Germaniae commented on the glistening leaves: `propter pinguia et tenera folia…` (Latin pinguis, `fat`). The common name `butterwort` reflects this characteristic. ==Characteristics== The majority of Pinguicula are perennia...
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Pinguicula

(Bog Violet, Butterwort) These hardy and tender perennials, commonly known as Bog Violets or Butterworts, are natives of the Northern Hemisphere and the Andes of America to the Antarctic regions. The name Pinguicula is derived from pinguis, fat, and refers to the greasy feel of the plants, thus the common name Butterwort. Butterworts are all...
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Pinguicula

[n] - butterworts: a large genus of almost stemless carnivorous bog plants
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Pinguicula

Pinguicula: Alternate spelling of pinguecula. Irrespective of spelling, the accent is on the second syllable which is pronounced gwek.
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Pinguicula

Pin·guic'u·la noun [ New Latin , from Latin pinguiculus somewhat fat, fattish.] (Botany) See Butterwort .
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pinguicula

<botany> See Butterwort. ... Origin: NL, fr. L. Pinguiculus somewhat fat, fattish. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Pinguicula

genus Pinguicula noun butterworts: a large genus of almost stemless carnivorous bog plants; Europe and America to Antarctica
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Pinguicula

• (n.) See Butterwort.
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Pinguicula

Pinguicula A genus of plants, the butterwort from Latin pinguiculus, 'fattish'.
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pinguicula

pinguecula, pinguicula (s), pingueculae (pl) 1. A yellow triangular thickening of the bulbar (any rounded mass of tissue shaped like a bulb) conjunctiva on the inner and outer margins of the cornea. The conjunctiva is a thin clear moist membrane that coats the inner surfaces of the eyelids and the outer surface of the eye. The base of the triangle...
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Pinguicula

Pinguicula is a genus of bog-loving herbaceous plants belonging to the family Lentibulariaceae. They usually bear a rosette of greasy-feeling radical leaves, and flowers borne singularly on erect flower-stalks.
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