What is another word for Family Cephalotaceae?
2 synonyms found
[ fˈamɪli sˈɛfɐlˌɒte͡ɪsˌiː], [ fˈamɪli sˈɛfɐlˌɒteɪsˌiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i s_ˈɛ_f_ɐ_l_ˌɒ_t_eɪ_s_ˌiː]
The Family Cephalotaceae is a group of carnivorous plants that make up a small but unique family of flora. These plants are commonly known as Albany pitcher plants, and they originate from a small region of southwest Australia. Despite their relatively limited distribution, there are a few different synonyms that describe this plant family. For example, Cephalotus follicularis is sometimes called the Australian pitcher plant, while some taxonomists have grouped the family under the name Cephalotaceae. Whether you refer to them by their proper botanical name or one of these synonyms, these fascinating plants are sure to capture your attention with their unusual habit of trapping small insects and arachnids to obtain the nutrients they need to thrive.