Definition of Spiranthes

1. Noun. Large cosmopolitan genus of white-flowered terrestrial orchids.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spiranthes

Spinacia oleracea
Spinelli operation
Spinone Italiano
Spinoni Italiani
Spinosism
Spinoza
Spinozan
Spinozism
Spinozist
Spinozistic
Spinozists
Spinus
Spinus pinus
Spinus tristis
Spiraea prunifolia
Spiranthes
Spiranthes cernua
Spiranthes porrifolia
Spiranthes romanzoffiana
Spiranthes spiralis
Spirillaceae
Spirillum minus
Spirit
Spirit of God
Spiritism
Spiritual
Spiritual Jewel
Spirituals
Spirocerca lupi
Spirochaeta obermeieri

Literary usage of Spiranthes

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1. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae, Issuing by Oakes Ames (1905)
"GRAY SINCE the publication in Rhodora (6: 30) of the description and plate of spiranthes neglecta, I have been enabled, through extensive collections of ..."

2. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1906)
"spiranthes OVALIS. OAKES AMES. IN 1840, Dr. John Lindley published the description of a new species of spiranthes collected by Drummond in Texas and in ..."

3. The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilised by Insects by Charles Darwin (1904)
"spiranthes comes under the same category, but has been differently modified in some respects. Epipactis palustris. ..."

4. The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilized by Insects by Charles Darwin (1889)
"spiranthes comes under the same category, but has been differently modified in some respects. Epipactis palustris*—The lower part of the large AG More, ..."

5. The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilized by Insects by Charles Darwin (1877)
"spiranthes comes under the same category, but has been differently modified in some respects. Epipactis palustris*—The lower part of the large * I am much ..."

6. The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilized by Insects by Charles Darwin (1889)
"and anther,—and in some other respects, we have a clear affinity with spiranthes. In the anther having a broad filament we see a relation to Cephalanthera. ..."

7. The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilised by Insects by Charles Darwin (1877)
"spiranthes comes under the same category, but has been differently modified in some respects. Epipactis palustris.*—The lower part of the large ..."

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