Definition of Orchidales

1. Noun. Order of plants with irregular flowers having minute seeds: Orchidaceae; Burmanniaceae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orchidales

Orangey
Orangies
Orasone
Orbeli effect
Orbignya
Orbignya cohune
Orbignya martiana
Orbignya phalerata
Orbignya spesiosa
Orbison
Orcadian
Orcadians
Orchestia
Orchestiidae
Orchidaceae
Orchidales
Orchis mascula
Orchis papilionaceae
Orchis spectabilis
Orchomenos
Orchomenus
Orcinus
Orcinus orca
Orcus
Orczy
Ord
Ord kangaroo rat
Order of Australia
Order of Friars Minor
Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Literary usage of Orchidales

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1. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"... Order orchidales. Terrestrial, aquatic, or epiphytic herbs. Leaves usually fleshy, sometimes scale-like. Flowers mostly perfect and complete, ..."

2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1906)
"In the orchidales, however, the reduction is even more complete, for often no trace of the missing stamens are to be found. Aside from these differences the ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"orchidales. The two families generally placed in this order are not with any certainty to be placed together. ..."

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