Definition of Hexalectris
1. Noun. A monocotyledonous genus of the family Orchidaceae.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Crested Coral Root, Hexalectris Spicata, Hexalectris Warnockii, Texas Purple Spike
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hexalectris
Literary usage of Hexalectris
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"The second paper was by Dr. DT'Mac- Dougal, 'Studies on hexalectris. ... Material of hexalectris from Alabama although possessed of somewhat similar ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"Barnhart, "The Nomenclature of hexalectris and Aplectrum" ; Nash, "The Validity of the Genus ..."