Definition of Anoectochilus

1. Noun. Genus of delicate Asiatic orchids.

Exact synonyms: Genus Anoectochilus
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Jewel Orchid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anoectochilus

Annona diversifolia
Annona glabra
Annona muricata
Annona reticulata
Annona squamosa
Annunciation Day
Annunciation lily
Anoa depressicornis
Anoa mindorensis
Anogramma leptophylla
Anointing of the Sick
Anolis carolinensis
Anomala orientalis
Anomalopteryx oweni
Anomia ephippium
Anopheles albimanus
Anopheles albitarsus
Anopheles balabacensis

Literary usage of Anoectochilus

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1. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae by Oakes Ames (1920)
"anoectochilus Bl. Previously but one species of this interesting genus was reported ... I. anoectochilus Reinwardtii BI . Fl. Jav. nov. ser. 1 (1858) 40, t. ..."

2. Three Visits to Madagascar During the Years 1853-1854-1856: Including a by William Ellis (1858)
"Some of the buds just opening appeared like a wine-glass with a vandyck rim, and others, more open, appeared like the most beautiful anoectochilus, ..."

3. Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten by Adolf Engler, Karl Anton Eugen Prantl, Robert Knuds Friedrich Pilger, Kurt Krause (1889)
"Art, Q. plantaginifolia Bl., in Java. 109. anoectochilus Bl. ... nicht alle in den Gärten als anoectochilus bezeichneten >amt- ..."

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