Definition of Encyclia

1. Noun. Large genus of epiphytic and lithophytic orchids of tropical and subtropical Americas and West Indies; formerly included in genus Epidendrum.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encyclia

Emydidae
En-lil
Enawene Nawe
Enbrel
Enceladan
Enceladean
Enceladus
Encelia
Encelia farinosa
Enceliopsis
Enceliopsis nudicaulis
Encephalartos caffer
Encephalitozoon hellum
Encratite
Encratites
Encyclia
Encyclia citrina
Encyclia tampensis
Encyclia venosa
End of Cycle
End of Cycles
Endamoeba
Endamoeba histolytica
Endamoebidae
Endecott
Enderby Land
Endicott
Endo
Endo's fuchsin agar

Literary usage of Encyclia

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

1. The Genera and Species of Orchideous Plants by John Lindley (1830)
"So slight indeed are the marks of distinction between encyclia and ... encyclia viridiflora. Hooker 1. c. Hab. in Brazilia, prope Rio Janeiro ; Hooker. ..."

2. Flora Telluriana by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque (1836)
"Very near also to 224. chief difference the anther; yet Hooker would force it into his new G. encyclia by spoiling its character, bot. mag. ..."

3. Icones Plantarum: Or Figures, with Brief Descriptive Characters and Remarks ...by William Jackson Hooker by William Jackson Hooker (1841)
"It would belong to the encyclia division of Epidendrum, or that group which has the ... Its nearest affinity is perhaps with the encyclia patens (Bot. ..."

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