Definition of Dryadella
1. Noun. Comprises tropical American species usually placed in genus Masdevallia: very dwarf plants having short tufted and usually unifoliate stems with usually solitary flowers.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dryadella
Literary usage of Dryadella
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1891)
"... Rag., and differing principally in the presence of the pencil tufted maxillary palpi and tufted abdomen, Ocala dryadella, n. sp.—Expands 18 mm. ..."
2. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1877)
"... similar nidus in leaves of Desmodium. The mines of larvae of the flat group also differ both in form and color. Some, as those of L. hama- dryadella, ..."