Definition of Genus miltonia

1. Noun. Genus of tropical American orchids.

Exact synonyms: Miltonia
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Pansy Orchid



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Miltonia

genus Microdipodops
genus Microgramma
genus Micromeria
genus Micromyx
genus Micropogonias
genus Micropterus
genus Microsorium
genus Microsporum
genus Microstomus
genus Microstrobos
genus Microtus
genus Micruroides
genus Micrurus
genus Mikania
genus Millettia
genus Miltonia
genus Mimosa
genus Mimus
genus Minuartia
genus Mirabilis
genus Mirounga
genus Mitchella
genus Mitella
genus Mnium
genus Mobula
genus Moehringia
genus Mohria
genus Mola
genus Mollienesia
genus Molluga

Literary usage of Genus miltonia

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1. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1840)
"And when the genus Miltonia was founded, the affinity of this plant with M. Candida became so apparent that it has subsequently been attached to that group. ..."

2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... moisture and was very careful about overhead waterings on close, warm days. WM. MATHEWS. Though the genus Miltonia is closely allied to Odon- ..."

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