Definition of Genus epipactis

1. Noun. Genus of hardy orchids with leafy-bracted racemes of greenish or purplish irregular flowers.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Epipactis

genus Enterobius
genus Enterolobium
genus Entoloma
genus Entomophthora
genus Eoraptor
genus Epacris
genus Ephedra
genus Ephestia
genus Ephippiorhynchus
genus Epidendrum
genus Epigaea
genus Epilachna
genus Epilobium
genus Epimedium
genus Epinephelus
genus Epipactis
genus Epiphyllum
genus Epipremnum
genus Episcia
genus Eptatretus
genus Eptesicus
genus Equetus
genus Equisetum
genus Equus
genus Eragrostis
genus Eranthis
genus Ercilla
genus Erechtites
genus Erethizon
genus Eretmochelys

Literary usage of Genus epipactis

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

1. Our Native Orchids: A Series of Drawings from Nature of All the Species by William Hamilton Gibson, Helena Dewey Leeming Jelliffe (1905)
"... lack of a scientific eye, and a more distinctive name, it may grow in many places unknown to botanists. The genus Epipactis belongs to the same group as ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1902)
"... therefore, is the Greek name for helleborine or false hellebore; and is the designation for species of the Orchis family under the genus Epipactis. ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"... or false hellebore; and is the designation for species of the Orchis family under the genus Epipactis. The plicate leaves of Epipactis apparently became ..."

4. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1904)
"On the puzzling forms of the genus Epipactis Mr. Purchas thought and observed much; see his remarks upon the so-called Herefordshire E. ovalis Bab. in Fl. ..."

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