Definition of Genus odontoglossum

1. Noun. Large and important genus of tropical American mostly epiphytic orchids; some of the most widely grown species are often placed in other genera.

Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Odontoglossum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Odontoglossum

genus Nymphaea
genus Nymphalis
genus Nymphicus
genus Nypa
genus Nyssa
genus Oceanites
genus Ochna
genus Ochotona
genus Ochroma
genus Ocimum
genus Octopus
genus Ocyurus
genus Odobenus
genus Odocoileus
genus Odontaspis
genus Odontoglossum
genus Odontophorus
genus Oecanthus
genus Oedogonium
genus Oenanthe
genus Oenothera
genus Oestrus
genus Okapia
genus Olea
genus Oleandra
genus Olearia
genus Olfersia
genus Oligoplites
genus Oligoporus
genus Ommastrephes

Literary usage of Genus odontoglossum

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1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1886)
"These neat-habited plants divide the honours of what are known as " Cool Orchids " with the genus Odontoglossum, and like them often have especial ..."

2. Terry's Mexico: Handbook for Travellers by Thomas Philip Terry (1909)
"... leopardinum of the genus Odontoglossum is one of the most gorgeous of the forest flowers of the hot lands. In Europe and America, where efforts are ..."

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