Definition of Genus aplectrum
1. Noun. A monocotyledonous genus of the family Orchidaceae.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Adam-and-eve, Aplectrum Hyemale, Puttyroot
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aplectrum
Literary usage of Genus aplectrum
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1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1904)
"The genus Aplectrum, and the binomial Aplectrum hyemale, are commonly credited to Nuttall's Genera, but this is a mistake. Nuttall there proposed the name ..."
2. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"genus aplectrum (Putty-root, Adam and Eve). A. hye- male. Medical properties : Root—mucilaginous, pectoral. Genus Cypripedium (Lady's Slipper, ..."