Definition of Cycnoches

1. Noun. Genus of epiphytic or terrestrial tropical American orchids.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cycnoches

Cycloloma atriplicifolium
Cyclopean
Cyclopean architecture
Cyclopes
Cyclopes didactylus
Cyclophorus
Cyclophorus lingua
Cyclophyllidae
Cyclopteridae
Cyclopterus
Cyclopterus lumpus
Cyclosorus
Cyclospora
Cyclosporeae
Cyclostomata
Cycnoches
Cyd
Cydippea
Cydippida
Cydippidea
Cydonia
Cydonia oblonga
Cygnus
Cygnus atratus
Cygnus buccinator
Cygnus columbianus
Cygnus columbianus bewickii
Cygnus columbianus columbianus
Cygnus cygnus
Cygnus olor

Literary usage of Cycnoches

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1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1886)
"... it as a fresh cycnoches, an opinion we have seen lately reaccepted by an author whose own principles should have prevented him from doing so, ..."

2. Paxton's Flower Garden by John Lindley, Sir Joseph Paxton (1853)
"For ourselves we cannot answer the question : nor should we be astonished at finding some day a cycnoches no longer a cycnoches, but something else ..."

3. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by William Robinson (1903)
"... and the curious arching column which has given rise to the name of Swan's- Deck Orchids, as the cycnoches are popularly Mown, is well developed. ..."

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