Definition of Calopogon
1. Noun. Terrestrial orchids of North America.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Calopogon Pulchellum, Calopogon Tuberosum, Grass Pink
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calopogon
Literary usage of Calopogon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons (1895)
"To be sure, in a perfect flower there will be proportion between the flowers and leaves, but these are fair and delicate, nymph-like. ' ' calopogon ..."
2. Bog-trotting for Orchids by Grace Greylock Niles (1904)
"perfume,— and its more elegant cousin, the calopogon, (now called Limodorum) ... calopogon ! ! They would blush still deeper if they knew what names man had ..."