Definition of Aerides

1. Noun. Any orchid of the genus Aerides.

Generic synonyms: Orchid, Orchidaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Aerides



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aerides

aerial ropeway
aerial runway
aerial runways
aerial sickness
aerial survey
aerial surveying
aerial torpedo
aerial tramway
aerialist
aerialists
aerialities
aeriality
aerially
aerials
aerian
aerides (current term)
aerie
aeried
aerier
aeries
aeriest
aeriferous
aerification
aerified
aerifies
aeriform
aerify
aerifying
aerily
aerinite

Literary usage of Aerides

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Greenhouse Management: A Manual for Florists and Flower Lovers on the by Levi Rawson Taft (1898)
"... and aerides, are grown iu pots, they should be nearly filled with potsherds and covered with a layer of peat and sphagnum ; the plants placed upon this, ..."

2. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1878)
"Goodall ; aerides Veitchii, fine plant, two breaks, 23 gs., Berrie ; aerides ... true, fine plant of this rare species, 14 gs., Lord Londesborough ; aerides ..."

3. The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists Magazine by Joseph Harrison (1851)
"... a Phalaenopsis, a variety of aerides crispum, the African Ansellia, a neat bush of Dendrobium caerulescens, a variety of Vanda ..."

4. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae by Oakes Ames (1915)
"It has purplish flowers and a very long spur on the labellum. 2. aerides ... Chron. (1883) 2 :460, 307, 368. MINDANAO. 3. aerides odoratum Lour. ..."

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