Definition of Miltonia

1. Noun. Genus of tropical American orchids.

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



Definition of Miltonia

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Miltonia

Millwall
Milly
Milne
Milo
Milontin
Milori blue
Milquetoast
Milroy
Miltiades
Milton
Milton's disease
Milton Friedman
Milton Keynes
Milton Snavely Hershey
Miltonia
Miltonian
Miltonic
Miltown
Milvus migrans
Milwaukee
Mimamsa
Mimantean
Mimanteans
Mimantian
Mimas
Mimidae
Mimir
Mimnermus
Mimosa

Literary usage of Miltonia

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1. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Joseph Paxton (1849)
"miltonia differs from Oncidium, in its lip being slightly connected with the column, ... This is certainly a most elegant variety of miltonia spectabilis. ..."

2. The Garden: An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches by Esther Baldwin York (1906)
"... Dendrobium Falconeri, a large plant in full bloom ; miltonia ... contained some good varieties of Odontoglossum crispum, various Cattleyas, miltonia ..."

3. The British Florist: Or, Lady's Journal of Horticulture (1846)
"miltonia candida var. grandiflora. This is a most beautiful variety, and ought to be ... miltonia cuneata. This is another handsome pseudo-bulbous species, ..."

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