Definition of Gymnadenia

1. Noun. Small genus of terrestrial orchids of North America and temperate Eurasia.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gymnadenia

Gwendolen
Gwendoline
Gwendolyn
Gweno
Gwere
Gwiazdon
Gwich'in
Gwich’in
Gwydion
Gwyn
Gwynedd
Gwynn
Gy
Gyandzhe
Gyanja
Gymnadenia
Gymnadenia conopsea
Gymnadenia odoratissima
Gymnadeniopsis
Gymnamoebida
Gymnelis
Gymnelis viridis
Gymnocalycium
Gymnocarpium
Gymnocarpium dryopteris
Gymnocarpium robertianum
Gymnocladus dioica
Gymnogyps
Gymnogyps californianus

Literary usage of Gymnadenia

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1. The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilized by Insects by Charles Darwin (1889)
"gymnadenia CONOPSEA. rapidly set hard. Their nectaries are stored with free ... gymnadenia conopsea.—In general appearance this plant resembles pretty ..."

2. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1869)
"... its occasional absence in gymnadenia.-\ With regard to the length and shape of the spur, all gradations occur, quite unconnected with the presence or ..."

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