What is another word for lobeliaceous?

3 synonyms found


[ lə͡ʊbˌiːlɪˈe͡ɪʃəs], [ lə‍ʊbˌiːlɪˈe‍ɪʃəs], [ l_əʊ_b_ˌiː_l_ɪ__ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_s]

Synonyms for Lobeliaceous:

How to use "Lobeliaceous" in context?

When referring to a plant, the word "lobeliaceous" typically refers to one of the several types of carnivorous plants, which capture and digest small insects and other invertebrates. These plants, which are typically low-growing and terrestrial, typically have four or more leaf-like structures that are covered in sticky mucilage, which the plant uses to ensnare prey. Lobelia is the most well-known of the lobeliaceous plants, and it is responsible for producing the popular herbicide lobelia.

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