Definition of Dactylorhiza

1. Noun. Genus of terrestrial orchids of Europe and Asia and North Africa.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dactylorhiza

Dacrydium colensoi
Dacrydium cupressinum
Dacrydium franklinii
Dacrymyces
Dacrymycetaceae
Dactylaria
Dactylis
Dactylis glomerata
Dactyloctenium
Dactyloctenium aegypticum
Dactylopiidae
Dactylopius
Dactylopius coccus
Dactylopteridae
Dactylopterus
Dactylorhiza
Dactylorhiza fuchsii
Dactylorhiza maculata fuchsii
Dactyloscopidae
Dad's Day
Dada
Dadaist
Dadaists
Daddy
Dade
Dadibi
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Daedal
Daedalian
Daedalus

Literary usage of Dactylorhiza

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1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"[D. MJ dactylorhiza. An affection of some agricultural plants, as turnips and carrots, in which the root divides and becomes hard and worthless. ..."

2. Cyprus by Samantha Stenzel (1999)
"Amid white rock roses and wild lavenders grow orchids such as Orchis anatolica and the rarer lemon yellow dactylorhiza ..."

3. Landscapes of Samos: A Countryside Guide by Brian Anderson, Eileen Anderson (2002)
"... the European early purple orchid, but notice how robust these specimens are) and dactylorhiza romana, which occurs in two colour forms, pink and yellow. ..."

4. Northern Portugal by Paul Burton, Denise Burton (2004)
"A little later you'll also spot some interesting flowers in the meadows damp from irrigation. Two orchids, the common spotted orchid, dactylorhiza ..."

5. Lesvos by Brian Anderson, Eileen Anderson (2004)
"... Roman orchid (dactylorhiza romana), which is a bit elusive on the island. continue up to the church ..."

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