Definition of Orchidaceous. Meaning of Orchidaceous. Synonyms of Orchidaceous

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Definition of Orchidaceous

Orchidaceous
Orchidaceous Or`chi*da"ceous, a. (Bot.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order (Orchidace[ae]) of endogenous plants of which the genus Orchis is the type. They are mostly perennial herbs having the stamens and pistils united in a single column, and normally three petals and three sepals, all adherent to the ovary. The flowers are curiously shaped, often resembling insects, the odd or lower petal (called the lip) being unlike the others, and sometimes of a strange and unexpected appearance. About one hundred species occur in the United States, but several thousand in the tropics. Note: Over three hundred genera are recognized.

Meaning of Orchidaceous from wikipedia

- Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, known as The Orchid Album, is a horticultural work by Robert...
- John Lindley who published the description in The Genera and Species of Orchidaceous Plants. The name Oberonia is a reference to Oberon, the king of the fairies...
- Plants (1796–1803), his collaboration with John Lindley Illustrations of Orchidaceous Plants (1830–38), and his delicate lithographs in Strelitzia Depicta...
- Vegetation of the Swan River Colony" (1840). In The Genera and Species of Orchidaceous Plants he wrote "The pedicels and ovary together are about 3 inches long...
- and published a number of works including ‘’The Genera and Species of Orchidaceous Plants’’, the writing of which occupied him for ten years. He was acknowledged...
- "Orchidaceae, Orchids of Peru", Fieldiana, Botany 30(1): 76 John Lindley (1840). The Genera and Species of Orchidaceous Plants. Ridgways, Piccadilly. p. 431....
- Tasmania and the description was published in The Genera and Species of Orchidaceous Plants. The leafless greenhood is widespread in Tasmania where it grows...
- the description was published in his book, The Genera and Species of Orchidaceous Plants. The specific epithet (scabrida) is a Latin word meaning "rough"...
- publications such as The Orchid Grower's Manual (London 1871), Select Orchidaceous Plants (London 1862 onwards) and The Orchid Album (London 1882-97). Williams'...
- literature and his speech is filled with phrases such as "I think she's orchidaceous" and "I do not move so precipitously", whereas Yunior "affects a bilingual...
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