Definition of Caladenia

1. Noun. Any of various orchids of the genus Caladenia.

Generic synonyms: Orchid, Orchidaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Caladenia
Specialized synonyms: Caladenia Cairnsiana, Zebra Orchid



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caladenia

calabar-bean vine
calabarine
calabash
calabash curare
calabash pipe
calabash tree
calabashes
calabaza
calabazas
calabazilla
calaboose
calabooses
calabur tree
calabura
calade
caladenia (current term)
calades
caladium
caladiums
calaite
calaites
calaloo
calalu
calamanco
calamancoes
calamancos
calamander
calamanders
calamari

Literary usage of Caladenia

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

1. Report of Meeting by ANZAAS, ANZAAS. (1890)
"caladenia latifolia. E. Brown. Grampians. caladenia carnea. ... caladenia deformis. B. Brown. Grampians and Pyrenees. CHILOGLOTTIS. E. Brown. ..."

2. Official Catalogue of Exhibits from the Colony: Forwarded to the Colonial by New South Wales (1886)
"caladenia arenaria and caladenia concolor. caladenia filamentosa and ... caladenia lobata and caladenia plicata. caladenia paniculata and caladenia ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1886)
"One species, from Tasmania, resembling caladenia, but of different habit. Not showy. 53. caladenia, K. Brown. Thirty or forty, in Australia and New Zealand. ..."

4. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1813)
"ยป787, by Mr. John Fraser. Fl. June and July. H. 1/. caladenia. Brown prodr. 323. ... White caladenia. ..."

5. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1878)
"Of variable Orchids may be mentioned caladenia pulcherrima, ... caladenia deformis varies in colour from blue to pink. ..."

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