Definition of Calopogon

1. Noun. Terrestrial orchids of North America.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calopogon

Calocedrus decurrens
Calochortus albus
Calochortus amabilis
Calochortus amoenus
Calochortus elegans
Calochortus kennedyi
Calochortus luteus
Calochortus macrocarpus
Calochortus nuttallii
Calophyllum calaba
Calophyllum candidissimum
Calophyllum inophyllum
Calophyllum longifolium
Calopogon pulchellum
Calopogon tuberosum
Calori's bursa
Caloscypha fulgens
Calosoma scrutator
Calostoma cinnabarina
Calostoma lutescens
Calostoma ravenelii
Calot's triangle

Literary usage of Calopogon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons (1895)
"To be sure, in a perfect flower there will be proportion between the flowers and leaves, but these are fair and delicate, nymph-like. ' ' calopogon ..."

2. Bog-trotting for Orchids by Grace Greylock Niles (1904)
"perfume,— and its more elegant cousin, the calopogon, (now called Limodorum) ... calopogon ! ! They would blush still deeper if they knew what names man had ..."

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