Definition of Genus 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 Genus Calopogon
Literary usage of Genus calopogon
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1. The Orchids of New England: A Popular Monograph by Henry Ives Baldwin (1884)
"The genus Calopogon is represented in the Eastern United States by three or four species, but one of which favors New England, and this, sometimes known as ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"The genus Calopogon is confined to the eastern half of the United States (if we except the occurrence of C. pulchellus in Cuba), and comprises four close ..."