Definition of Cypripedium calceolus

1. Noun. Maroon to purple-brown orchid with yellow lip; Europe, North America and Japan.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cypripedium Calceolus

Cyprians
Cyprinodontidae
Cyprinus
Cyprinus carpio
Cypriot
Cypriot Arabic
Cypriot monetary unit
Cypriot pound
Cypriote
Cypriots
Cypripedium
Cypripedium acaule
Cypripedium album
Cypripedium arietinum
Cypripedium calceolus
Cypripedium calceolus pubescens
Cypripedium californicum
Cypripedium fasciculatum
Cypripedium montanum
Cypripedium parviflorum
Cypripedium reginae
Cypro-
Cyprus cedar
Cyr.
Cyrenaic
Cyrenaica
Cyrenaicism
Cyrenaics

Literary usage of Cypripedium calceolus

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

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1902)
"Thus Calceolus Marianus Dodoens, and cypripedium calceolus Linnaeus, mean virtually the same when it comes to the origin of the common name, ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"Thus Calceolus Marianus Dodoens, and cypripedium calceolus Linnaeus, mean virtually the same when it comes to the origin of the common name, ..."

3. Bog-trotting for Orchids by Grace Greylock Niles (1904)
"There is an European Yellow Cypripedium (cypripedium calceolus) which is almost ... As early as 1760, cypripedium calceolus was described and illustrated in ..."

4. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1870)
"cypripedium calceolus differs from the others of the genus in its dislike to peat or any soil except good strong loam well impregnated with lime, ..."

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