A pitcher of lemonade was on the table.
In the pitcher plant, Nepenthes, the pitcher is a modification of the lamina, the petiole often plays the part of a tendril, while the leaf base is flat and leaf-like (fig.
A number of glands on the interior of the pitcher secrete a plentiful fluid which has digestive properties.
The short straight or curved process from the back of the pitcher behind the lid represents the organic apex of the leaf (A in fig.
Not to speak of insects which feed upon the pitcher itself, some drop their eggs into the putrescent mass, where their larvae find abundant nourishment, while birds often slit open the pitchers with their beaks and devour the maggots in their turn.
Ol' Woodie was the greatest pitcher ever.
The pitcher is formed so as to form an in- to the lamina 1.
Above the rim of the pitcher is a broad flattened lid, which is also a laminar development.
The cavity of the pitcher is in some species lined throughout with a smooth glistening surface over which glands are uniformly distributed; these glands secrete a liquid which is found in the pitcher even in the young state while it is still hermetically closed by the lid.
You cannot go with your pitcher to this fountain and fill it, and bring it away.